Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
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|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|
|Current Penalty:||$1,000.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||EXPLOSION|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||J: ALJ Decision||12/23/1991||$1,000.00||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.