Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 100504950||Citation: 02010||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:||FALLING|
|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: 010 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) Employees were exposed to falling into the tank due to the roof's structural deficiencies at Unit #1 Tar Tank Storage Area #1 Separator Tank. The roof plates were extremely flexible under foor with localized areas of rust pitting and rust layering. A feasible and useful method of abatement, among other methods is to repair the tank to a safe structural condition.
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