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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 107122863 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/10/1995 ReportingID: 0830300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:5 Contest Date:02/03/1995
Abatement Date:02/13/1995 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:03/10/1995
Initial Penalty: $750.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $275.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/10/1995 $750.00 02/13/1995 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 03/10/1995 $275.00 02/13/1995 Serious  

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

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 to exposed to: (a) Main elevator and south elevators, employees were exposed to a potential fall hazard while operating the manually operated manlifts which were not provided with guardrails on all sides of each manlift car. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard would be to install a complete enclosure on the manlift cars. (b) Main elevator and the south elevator, employees were exposed to a potential crushing hazard in case of a manlift failure due to the lack of guardrails around the base of the manually operated manlifts. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard would be to install guardrails around the base of each manlift.ls

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