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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1110296.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/24/2016 ReportingID: 0316100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:03/21/2016
Abatement Date:03/14/2016 2 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:08/04/2016
Initial Penalty: $4,400.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,500.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/24/2016 $4,400.00 03/14/2016 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 04/22/2016 $4,400.00 03/14/2016 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/04/2016 $2,500.00 03/14/2016 Serious  

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

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): 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 a) On or about November 12, 2015 :Laundry room; an 8 foot long fiberglass portable step ladder was used in the closed position to gain access to the of the washing machines during the blow down process exposing themselves to a 8 foot fall to the concrete floor below. Abatement certification and documentation required within 10 days after abatement date. The certification shall include a statement that abatement is complete, the date and method of abatement, and state that employees and their representatives were informed of this abatement. Abatement documentation shall include documents demonstrating that abatement is complete, such as evidence of the purchase or repair of equipment, photographic or video evidence of abatement or other written records.

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