Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 110416880 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 08/29/1991 ReportingID: 0625700
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/06/1992 X Nr Exposed:30 Final Order:
Initial Penalty:5000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:3850.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CHEMICAL

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/29/1991 5000.00 03/06/1992 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 08/29/1991 3850.00 03/06/1992 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 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 employees were exposed to the hazard of asphyxia: a) The employer did not protect his employees from the recognized hazard of asphyxia in that the above ground (utility) piping systems and station outlets for materials, such as, but not limited to, plant air, steam, water, and nitrogen, located in the FCC "A" Unit, were not marked for identification of contents in accordance with the American National Standard Scheme for the identification of piping systems, ANSI A-13.1. NOTE: Among othe methods, a feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is: 1) Provide positive identification of the contents of the utility piping system and station outlets by lettered legend (applied code to valves) giving the name of the contents in full or abbreviated form. 2) Use color to identify the characteristic properties of the contents in combination with legends.