Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 102750395 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 09/17/1991 ReportingID: 0111100
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:10/07/1991
Abatement Date:09/24/1991 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:02/10/1993
Initial Penalty:2500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:825.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/17/1991 2500.00 09/24/1991 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 02/10/1993 825.00 09/24/1991 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 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 fractures and internal injuries due to contact with descending elevators. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to provide barricades which will reduce or eliminate the likelihood of personnel walking under elevated elevators: a. No 1, SUPERCALENDER OPERATING ROOM FLOOR - The fence around the roll changing elevator did not completely enclose the area under the elevator.