Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 102750395||Citation: 01004||Issuance: 09/17/1991||ReportingID: 0111100|
|Viol Type:||Serious||NrInstances:||2||Contest Date:||10/07/1991|
|Abatement Date:||10/01/1991 X||Nr Exposed:||4||Final Order:||02/10/1993|
|Current Penalty:||$825.00||Gravity:||03||Haz Category:||FALLING|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||F: Formal Settlement||02/10/1993||$825.00||10/01/1991||Serious|
Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 004 Hazard: FALLING
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 exposed to serious falls were not trained in the proper procedure of wearing and using a safety belt and lanyard: In the following instances employees were not trained in the proper use and wearing of a safety belt and lanyard: a. BOND MILL, #4 REEL CRANE - Employees performing maintenance on the crane. b. BOND MILL, #1 PULPER RECOVERY TANK - Employees welding on the top of the tank. ABATEMENT NOTE: Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard is to provide the employees with training in the proper use and wearing of personal protective equipment to be used for fall protection while performing work at elevations where guardrails were not feasible, i.e., work in overhead cranes.
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