Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
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
Initial Penalty:2500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:825.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/17/1991 2500.00 10/01/1991 Serious  
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.