Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|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|
|Current Penalty:||$500.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||ELECTRIC|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|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.
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