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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 101320612 Citation: 02085 Issuance: 11/08/1990 ReportingID: 0522000

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/11/1990 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $10,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:X
Current Penalty: $10,000.00 Gravity:08 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/08/1990 $10,000.00 11/11/1990 Willful  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 11/13/1990 $10,000.00 11/11/1990 Willful  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 085 Hazard: EXPLOSION

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 employees were exposed to: a) Employees in and around the resin building (buildings 28 and 28A) including Laboratory Employee #49 were exposed on and before July 19, 1990, to the increased hazards of fire and explosion due to the release of flammable materials (including PX solvent vapors) from the kettles in that: See descriptive paragraph in item 1 above (incorporated by reference)

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