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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1168931.015 Citation: 01003 Issuance: 01/31/2017 ReportingID: 0936400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:02/28/2017
Abatement Date:02/10/2017 2 Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:10/20/2017
Initial Penalty: $9,054.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $9,054.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/31/2017 $9,054.00 02/10/2017 Serious  
Penalty :   05/01/2017 $9,054.00 02/10/2017 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 10/20/2017 $9,054.00 02/10/2017 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 003 Hazard:

OSH Act of 1970 Section 5(a)(l): 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 amputation hazards while cleaning hoppers: a) Motors and appliances: At the converter baghouse at rotary valve module 6 east, disconnecting means were not readily apparent and were not legibly marked. On or around August 4, 2016, an employee's hand was stuck in the rotary valve and it took approximately 45 minutes to de-energize the machine and release the employee.

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