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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Citation 996149.015/01001

InspectionReporting IDOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
996149.015 0216000 09/19/2014 Delicioso Coco Helado,Inc.

CitationIssuance DateHazard Category
01001 03/19/2015

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): 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 crushing hazard: a) Location: 849 St. Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY, 10456, Driveway: Employee was exposed to a hazard of crushing injury/death when passing under an industrial motorized roll-up door, while moving garbage bins, on or about 9/19/14. AMONG OTHER FEASIBLE METHODS OF ABATEMENT WOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: 1) Installation of a reversing edge switch. This would allow an automatic closing control out of sight of the door, but would immediately reverse the direction of the door upon striking an obstruction. 2) A constant pressure actuation switch. This would always be operated in sight of the doors so that it could be released and manually reversed if an obstruction was hit. 3) A three-button control switch. If the following conditions are met: a) It is provided with a permanent placard adjacent to the switch with the following warning letters at least 1/4" high: Warning to prevent entrapment do not start the door downward unless the doorway is clear b) The control station and placard are located within sight of the doorway. c) Automatic closing controls are not also installed. d) Operator must remain at the control station and observe the door until the door is fully closed. 4) Train employees in the safe operation of overhead doors and ensure that no employees are allowed to pass beneath the door while it is in motion.

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