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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 312269152 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/17/2009 ReportingID: 0213900

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:04/02/2009
Abatement Date:04/10/2009 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:12/17/2010
Initial Penalty: $2,500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,500.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:UNAPEQUIP

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/17/2009 $2,500.00 04/10/2009 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 09/23/2009 $1,500.00 04/10/2009 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/17/2010 $1,500.00 04/10/2009 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: UNAPEQUIP

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to: a) Production Area- Dry Side: A fiberglass ladder was modified from the original manufacturer's specifications and used as a fixed ladder as part of a platform. One feasible and acceptable means of abatement is to install a metal industrial ladder manufactured for the purpose. Observed on or about 11/5/08 NOTE: THE EMPLOYER IS REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ABATEMENT CERTIFICATION FOR THIS ITEM, FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY OF $1000.00 AS PER 29 CFR 1903.19.

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