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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1156597.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 12/07/2016 ReportingID: 0418800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date: 3 Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:01/04/2017
Initial Penalty: $6,236.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,500.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:

Substance: 8330 Heat Stress

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 12/07/2016 $6,236.00   Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 01/04/2017 $4,500.00   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 in that employees were exposed to hazards of heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke while doing laundry and exposed to an indoor heat index which exceeded 100 degrees F: a) On or about August 3, 2016, and at times prior thereto, at the above addressed worksite, employees were exposed to the hazards of heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke while operating machinery and washing, drying and folding clothing and linen and exposed to an indoor heat index which exceeded 100 degrees F.

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