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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1010323.015 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 05/21/2015 ReportingID: 0112000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date: 3 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:06/18/2015
Initial Penalty: $1,600.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $800.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/21/2015 $1,600.00   Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/18/2015 $800.00   Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard:

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 was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to amputation and crushing hazards from a tenoning machine: Back Shop: On, or about, December 1, 2014, adequate work space was not provided around the Millbury Machine 5/8 inch tenoner. The operator was provided with approximately one foot of working space between the machine and the frame saw. Also, a makeshift bolt was used as a stop for the work table. The table fell off the machine when the table was retracted to the starting position.

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