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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 102761772 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 06/29/2000 ReportingID: 0830300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:08/01/2000 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $4,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:FALLING


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 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 were exposed to: (a) On or about 04/29/00 for employees engaged in the replacement of a cleaning light in auditorium #4 of the Carmike Cinema and exposed to a potential fall hazard of approximately 16 feet created by the employer's failure to provide adequate employee training in the proper care, use, and hazards associated with the use of extension trestle ladders. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard would be to provide employee training in the proper care, use, and hazards associated with the use of extension trestle ladders and/or other types of ladders used for maintenance. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (see enclosed "Sample Abatement Certification Letter").tion

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