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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 102731262 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/29/1990 ReportingID: 0418100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:04/01/1990 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $210.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $210.00 Gravity:07 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

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

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 the hazard of being struck by or falling from a collapsing wood roof truss system in that the trusses are not adequately braced to prevent collapse at the office building under construction at Silos Professional Park. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method of abatement to correct this hazard is to install trusses in accordance with the "Truss Plate Institute's BWT-76", Commentary and Recommendations.

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