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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1007743.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 04/08/2015 ReportingID: 0522500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:05/27/2015
Abatement Date:01/30/2017 2 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:12/30/2016
Initial Penalty: $5,390.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,482.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/08/2015 $5,390.00 04/28/2015 Serious  
Penalty :   04/21/2015 $5,390.00 04/28/2015 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 12/30/2016 $1,482.00 01/30/2017 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): 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 drowning hazards: a. On or about October 11, 2014 through October 14, 2104, located at the Discover Financial Services' north retention pond, employees performed surface-supplied diving operations using a Central Pneumatic air compressor that was not manufactured to produce Compressed Gas Association (CGA) Grade D breathable air to the divers, thereby exposing the divers to contaminated air and a drowning hazard.

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