Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 122375512||Citation: 02062||Issuance: 07/12/1996||ReportingID: 0112900|
|Viol Type:||Willful||NrInstances:||3||Contest Date:||07/23/1996|
|Abatement Date:||08/17/1996 X||Nr Exposed:||2||Final Order:||08/18/1997|
|Current Penalty:||$20,800.00||Gravity:||03||Haz Category:||ELECTRIC|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||F: Formal Settlement||08/18/1997||$20,800.00||08/17/1996||Willful|
Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 062 Hazard: ELECTRIC
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 housed in trailer #4 were exposed to the hazards of fire, smoke inhalation, electric shock and electrocution: a)Kitchen - The two-bulb light fixture contained one light bulb and assembly that was not secured in place and was not provided with strain relief. b)East Bedroom - The #6 fused electrical circuit, which contained 14 gauge wire, was rated or approved for 15 amperes over-current protection. The circuit contained a 20 amp fuse. c)East Bedroom - The #8 fused electrical circuit, which contained 14 gauge wire, was rated or approved for 15 amperes over-current protection. The circuit contained a 20 amp fuse. Among other methods, one feasible means of abatement would be to provide electrical installations which are in compliance with the National Electrical Code.
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