Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 100490705||Citation: 02002||Issuance: 11/20/1989||ReportingID: 0214200|
|Viol Type:||Serious||NrInstances:||1||Contest Date:||12/12/1989|
|Abatement Date:||12/05/1989 X||Nr Exposed:||300||Final Order:||12/23/1991|
|Current Penalty:||$600.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||EXPLOSION|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||J: ALJ Decision||12/23/1991||$600.00||12/05/1989||Serious|
Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 002 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 or death as a result of potential explosion due to conductive shoes not being tested on a daily basis to insure proper resistance from the employees to ground. a) Howard Boulevard, Kenvil, N.J. When on occasion tests were conducted; there were no supervisory checks done on employees conducting tests to determine if testing of shoes are made as reported weekly. Employees self-certified testing. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct the hazard is to implement supervisory assurance and documentation of the testing of employees conductive shoes as per DOD 4145.26-M Chapter 3 Section L 2. Violation observed on or about 6/20/89.
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