Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 102750395||Citation: 01006||Issuance: 09/17/1991||ReportingID: 0111100|
|Viol Type:||Serious||NrInstances:||1||Contest Date:||10/07/1991|
|Abatement Date:||10/18/1991 X||Nr Exposed:||3||Final Order:||02/10/1993|
|Current Penalty:||$660.00||Gravity:||02||Haz Category:||ELECTRIC|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||F: Formal Settlement||02/10/1993||$660.00||10/18/1991||Serious|
Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 006 Hazard: ELECTRIC
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 severe electric shock due to improper placement of emergency shower/eyewash. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to relocate emergency showers away from energized electrical circuits which will reduce or eliminate the likelihood of electric shock or electrocution: a. CLARIFIER PUMP HOUSE - Emergency shower and eyewash was installed within 10" of electrical equipment including a Maine Public Power Panel.
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