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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 106118698 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 04/27/1993 ReportingID: 0524700

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:1 Contest Date:05/19/1993
Abatement Date:04/30/1993 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:08/23/1993
Initial Penalty: $10,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/27/1993 $10,500.00 04/30/1993 Willful  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/23/1993 $1,500.00 04/30/1993 Willful  

Text For Citation: 02 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: On or about 1/26/93, employees could fall and be fatally injured from unprotected leading roof edges 18 ft. to 21 ft. 6 in. above concrete floors while not using fall protection and installing steel roof decking, laying out insulation material and driving screws. Among others, some feasible and useful methods to correct this hazardous condition would be, to use safety belts and lanyards rigged as a restraint device to prevent a fall, safety harness and lanyard, scaffolds with guard railings, and aerial lifts or equivalent fall protection. In that; on or about 1/26/93, employees could fall from a scaffold plank 18 ft. to 21 ft. 6 in. above concrete floors and be fatally injured whiel not using fall protection and rolling out fiberglass insulation. Among others, some feasible and useful metthods to correct this hazardous condition would be, to use safety belts and lanyards rigged as a restraint device to prevent a fall, safety harness and lanyard, scaffolds with guard railings, and aerial lifts or equivalent fall protection.

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