Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 102750395 Citation: 01008 Issuance: 09/17/1991 ReportingID: 0111100
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:3 Contest Date:10/07/1991
Abatement Date:10/18/1991 X Nr Exposed:50 Final Order:02/10/1993
Initial Penalty:2500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:825.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:BURNS

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/17/1991 2500.00 10/18/1991 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 02/10/1993 825.00 10/18/1991 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 008 Hazard: BURNS

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 being burned by steam and hot water (condensate) in the event of failure (rupture) of improperly installed expansion joints: Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method is to install expansion joints of adequate strength, pressure rating and temperature rating: a. TUNNEL BETWEEN BOND MILL AND CATALOG MILL - Three expansion joints in the condensate return line from the catalog mill were not installed and supported according to the manufac- turer's installation instructions.