Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 100504950 Citation: 02004 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
Initial Penalty:4500.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty:4500.00 Gravity:09 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/26/1989 4500.00 12/12/1989 WillFul  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 02/08/1991 4500.00 12/12/1989 WillFul  


Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 004 Hazard: FALLING

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) At the #4 Coal Hoist employees are exposed to the hazards posed by structural defects in the building. Employees are likely to bestruck by falling brick from collapse of the East wall of the building or by steel and other building components from failure of the vertical side wall support at the North East corner of the North wall of the building. The East Wall is badly damaged as a result of vehicle and clam shell bucket impact. The North East corner side wall support is heavily rusted and deteriorated. A feasible method of abatement for these hazards includes the following: 1) Remove the loose brick in the East wall and shore the remaining wall structure as a temporary; 2) Replace the East wall; 3) Repair the deteriorated verticle sidewall support of the North East corner of the North wall.