Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 113919278 Citation: 02035 Issuance: 11/07/1991 ReportingID: 0214700
Viol Type:WillFul NrInstances:1 Contest Date:11/26/1991
Abatement Date:12/09/1991 X Nr Exposed:59 Final Order:08/01/1993
Initial Penalty:49000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:7685.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/07/1991 49000.00 12/09/1991 WillFul  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 08/01/1993 7685.00 12/09/1991 WillFul  


Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 035 Hazard: EXPLOSION

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 fire and smoke: %% (a) Mc Crory Store #363, Huntington Station, N.Y.; Employee number 35 did not receive training on how to evacuate or escape from the store in a fire or other emergency not was the employee afforded an opportunity to participate in fire drills; on or about May 12, 1991, through May 16, 1991. %% Among other methods, one feasible method to eliminate or to materially reduce this hazard is to enforce the pre existing Mc CroryCorporation plan contained in the McCrory Operations Manual, (Volume II, Section 2014), Emergency Precautions", which includes the requirements for both employee training in evacuation procedures and their participation in fire drills. %%