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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1018890.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 07/09/2015 ReportingID: 0418100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:07/28/2015
Abatement Date:08/04/2015 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:03/28/2016
Initial Penalty: $4,900.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,920.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/09/2015 $4,900.00 08/04/2015 Serious  
Penalty :   08/05/2015 $4,900.00 08/04/2015 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 03/28/2016 $3,920.00 08/04/2015 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 struck-by and fall hazards while operating a scissors lift. On or about at 1/17/15 located at 1527 Augusta Ave., Augusta, GA: Employer failed to ensure that: 1. Steps has been taken to prevent a collision with the aerial platform within the area of travel of a Bridge Crane. 2. Operator training was provided to operate aerial platform (SJ1114626) including but not limited to loading, unloading, inspecting or any form of use. 3. Aerial platform (SJ1114626) operated on the firm level surface rather than unstable gravel surface. 4. The aerial platform (SJ1114642) given a visual inspection and functional test such as but not limited to tires and wheels, safety devices and missing pins from Guardrail System. No operating and maintenance manual was provided or stored on the aerial platform.

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