Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 103342093||Citation: 02018||Issuance: 11/22/1994||ReportingID: 0522500|
|Viol Type:||Unclass||NrInstances:||1||Contest Date:|
|Abatement Date:||03/01/1996 X||Nr Exposed:||Final Order:|
|Current Penalty:||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||CHEMICAL|
Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 018 Hazard: CHEMICAL
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 Employee #1 was exposed to: .... The hazard of fires and explosions at the Shell Chemical Company Belpre Plant; K-1, as a result of process system design deficiencies and plant layout. Feasible and useful methods of correcting these hazards include, but are not limited to, the following: Design and install a new polymerization unit to the K-1 process incorporates appropriate industry guidelines and engineering standards, addressing process design features and plant layout.s
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