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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 117947465 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 07/28/2005 ReportingID: 0935000

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:1 Contest Date:08/16/2005
Abatement Date:07/09/2006 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:05/09/2006
Initial Penalty: $70,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $49,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:HEAT

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/28/2005 $70,000.00 08/23/2005 Willful  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 05/09/2006 $49,500.00 07/09/2006 Willful  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: HEAT

29 CFR 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: a)On February 4, 2005, an employee was pinned between the operational parts of a furnace door closing his upper body inside the heated furnace. Triumph Precision Casting Company failed to take adequate steps to prevent employee access to the inside of the heated furnace. Among other methods, one feasible method to reduce or eliminate this hazard is to install, maintain and utilize a presence sensing device, or light curtain, designed to prevent the operational parts of the furnace door from pinning an employee .

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