Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 100490705 Citation: 01003 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:23 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/21/1989 X Nr Exposed:40 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty:1000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:ELECTRIC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/20/1989 1000.00 12/21/1989 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 500.00 12/21/1989 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 003 Hazard: ELECTRIC

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 serious injury and/or death as the result of possible fires/or explosion caused by overhead electrical service not running underground to prevent damage. a) Building 2188 Mix House B b) Building 2105 Mix house A c) Building 2096 Dehydration d) Building 2094 N.C. Weigh House e) Building 2099 Premix #1 f) Building 2300 Press pit (b) g) Building 9203 Shipping #4 h) Building 2109 Press House i) Building 2106 Blocker j) Building 2227 nitrator k) Building 9219 Premix Storage i) Building 2247 N.C. Storage m) Building 2295 N.C. Storage n) Building 2129 Rest House o) Building 9208 Shipping #9 p) Building 2064 Mix House q) Building 9220 Shipping #1 r) Building 9222 Shipping #8 s) Building 9335 N.C. Storage t) Building 9207 Shipping #3 u) Building 9204 Shipping #3 v) Building 9202 Shipping #5 Service lines of electrical power were not run from a point at least 50 feet away from magazines and building containing explosives in order to prevent broken wires from hitting the building or magazine: Reference made to DOD Contractors Safety Manual 4145.26-M Chapter 12-C3 Violations observed on 3 June 1989.