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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1046344.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/10/2015 ReportingID: 0418100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:6 Contest Date:
Abatement Date: 3 Nr Exposed:85 Final Order:09/17/2015
Initial Penalty: $5,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,000.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/10/2015 $5,000.00   Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 09/17/2015 $3,000.00   Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to struck-by and crushed-by hazards: On or about 11 March, 2015 at 6600 Best Friend Road, Norcross, GA: Employees were exposed to struck-by and crushing hazards due to the pallet rack system supports being visibly damaged: a. Interior door two aisle rack ends of the pallet rack system were visibly damaged; b. Stair parts aisle ends of the pallet rack system were visibly damaged; c. Wood window aisle ends of the pallet rack system were visibly damaged; d. Steel door inserts aisle ends of the pallet rack system were visibly damaged; and e. On or about 11 March, 2015 at the pair (2) of interior door aisle rack systems: Employees were exposed to struck-by and crushing hazards due to the pallet rack systems not permanently affixed to the floor. In accordance with 29 CFR 1903.19(d), abatement certification is required for this violation (using the CERTIFICATION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION WORKSHEET), and in addition, documentation demonstrating that abatement is complete must be included with your certification. This documentation may include, but is not limited to, evidence of the purchase or repair of the equipment, photographic or video evidence of abatement, or other written records.

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