Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 100504950||Citation: 02002||Issuance: 10/26/1989||ReportingID: 0317500|
|Viol Type:||Willful||NrInstances:||1||Contest Date:||11/22/1989|
|Abatement Date:||12/12/1989 X||Nr Exposed:||10||Final Order:||02/08/1991|
|Current Penalty:||$4,500.00||Gravity:||09||Haz Category:||STRUCK BY|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||F: Formal Settlement||02/08/1991||$4,500.00||12/12/1989||Willful|
Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: STRUCK BY
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: a) Employees are exposed to being struck by falling debris and weak liquor at Unit #1 Tar Tank Storage Area, #2 Weak Liquor Tank. The bottom flange (floor plate) of this tank rusted away; the roof plates are flexible deflecting down underfoot; the tank top walkway support bents and deteriorated; the base wing plates and lower gusset plate for the diagonal bracing angles are rusted thin and away. A feasible and useful means of abatement, among other methods, is to repair the tank in accordance with sound engineering practices.
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