Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

This violation item has been deleted.

Inspection Nr: 92510.015

Citation: 01001

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 10/29/2011

Initial Penalty: $7,000.00

Current Penalty: $7,000.00

Issuance Date: 10/14/2011

Nr Instances: 1

Nr Exposed: 3

Related Event Code (REC): R

Gravity: 10

Report ID: 0830500

Contest Date:

Final Order: 11/02/2011


Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Latest Event Event Date Penalty Abatement Due Date Citation Type Failure to Abate Inspection
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 11/02/2011 $7,000.00 10/29/2011 Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 10/14/2011 $7,000.00 10/29/2011 Serious  

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

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 fall hazards: Vail Resorts, Tower 36, Chair A, 1599C Summit County Road 3, Breckenridge, CO 80424: The employer did not perform a job hazard analysis of a new procedure or document their own procedures when lifting the cable above the eveners to inspect and perform maintenance on the sheaves. On the morning of 7/11/11, an employee fell from tower 36, Chair A while perofmring maintenance on a Riblet lift. The haul rope which was supporting the employee's work chair was severed by the tyne of a forklift. This resulted in an employee falling approximately 21 feet to the ground. Abatement Note: Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to perform a job safety (hazard) assessment prior to performing any new rigging operation. Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (see enclosed Certification of Corrective Action Worksheet).

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.