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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1088818.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/16/2015 ReportingID: 0751910

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:11/09/2015
Abatement Date:06/20/2016 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:04/18/2016
Initial Penalty: $1,625.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,625.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/16/2015 $1,625.00 12/04/2015 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 11/17/2015 $1,625.00 12/04/2015 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 04/18/2016 $1,625.00 06/20/2016 Serious  

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

Section 88.4 - Code of Iowa 2015 88.4: 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: (a) Facility - Employees were exposed to hazards created by the improper tie off points for lifelines. The employer allowed employees to tie off a lifeline to the top guard rail of the aerial work platform, exit the aerial work platform and remain tied off. Equipment included but was not limited to a JLG aerial lift model #860SJ serial #0300071740 and a Miller lifeline model #300L/50FTBL. A feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard is to follow the recommendations listed in the aerial lift operator's manual, ANSI A92.5 and/or the AWP (Aerial Work Platform) equipment manufacturers association. This condition was noted on or about 08-27-15.

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