Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items
Nr: 100490705 Citation: 01007 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/21/1989 Nr Exposed:400 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty:1000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:1000.00 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 12/21/1989 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 1000.00 12/21/1989 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 007 Hazard: EXPLOSION

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occuaptional 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 hazards caused by the possibility of the introduction of small objects into the explosives operation because plant clothing/power uniforms contained pockets pf a non-lattice type. a) Howard Boulevard, Kenvil, N.J. production area - Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to use pockets that are of a lattice type. Reference made to DOD 4146.26M chapter 3, K and Industry Practice. Violation observed on or about 7/13/89.