Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 100490705 Citation: 02005 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:4 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/21/1989 X Nr Exposed:50 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty: $10,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Failure to Abate
Activity Nr Issuance Penalty Contest Final Order
108662420 09/08/1993 09/29/1993 01/21/2005

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/20/1989 $10,000.00 12/21/1989 Willful  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 $6,000.00 12/21/1989 Willful  
FTA Z: Issued 09/08/1993     108662420
FTA R: Review Commission 01/21/2005     108662420

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 005 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 Class 1 Division 1 explosives, operations being conducted from remote locations. Operations did not meet the required distances to prevent injury caused by blast overpressures of 2.3 psi: a) Glaze Barrel #2; b) Glaze Barrel #3; c) Blender Packer Building; d) Glaze and Screen Building. Among other methods one feasible and acceptable method to correct the hazard is to move the remote control rooms to the distances reflected by Table 6-1 Column B of the DOD 4145-26M Chapter 4 Section B-(13)(d)(8)(e) and accepted Industry Practices. Violation occurred on 6/3/89.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.