Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 100490705 Citation: 01004 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/05/1989 X Nr Exposed:30 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty:1000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/20/1989 1000.00 12/05/1989 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 500.00 12/05/1989 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 004 Hazard: EXPLOSION

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 caused by leaking explosive drop plug buggies. a) Howard Boulevard, Kenvil, NJ - Production Areas Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard would be number each drop plug buggy so that it can be scheduled for preventative maintenance and inspection. Reference is made to the Industry Practice. Violation observed on or about 6/7/89