Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|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:|
|Current Penalty:||$3,850.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||CHEMICAL|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||I: Informal Settlement||08/29/1991||$3,850.00||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.
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