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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 100490705 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:4 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/21/1989 X Nr Exposed:10 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty: $1,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:OTHER

Failure to Abate
Activity Nr Issuance Penalty Contest Final Order
108662420 09/08/1993 09/29/1993 02/27/2004

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/20/1989 $1,000.00 12/21/1989 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 $500.00 12/21/1989 Serious  
FTA Z: Issued 09/08/1993 $3,080,000.00     108662420
FTA R: Review Commission 02/27/2004     108662420

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

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: Employees were exposed to hazardous area near and around Class 1 Division 1 environments which were not restricted so as to prevent undue exposure to these areas. Employees were allowed to pass by operations to which operators were afforded some protection by way of earth covered or other type of structure while the operation was being conducted. This practice placed employees at an undue risk of injury. a) Glaze and Screen Area b) 1,2, and 3, Glaze Barrel Area c) Blender Packer Area d) Conventional Blender Area Among other methods one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to limit access to these areas while in operation. Reference made to DOD Manual 4145.26M and Industry practice. Violation occurred on 3 June 89.

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