Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 122375512 Citation: 02080C Issuance: 07/12/1996 ReportingID: 0112900
Viol Type:WillFul NrInstances:5 Contest Date:07/23/1996
Abatement Date:08/17/1996 X Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:08/18/1997
Initial Penalty: REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: Gravity:02 Haz Category:UNAPOPPROC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/12/1996 08/17/1996 WillFul  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/18/1997 08/17/1996 WillFul  


Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 080C Hazard: UNAPOPPROC

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 biological hazards including salmonella through hand contact: a)Barn 43, (2/26/96) - Wash Crew employee was not wearing gloves while applying disinfectant in barn where contamination of salmonella enteritidis was confirmed. b)Barn 40, (3/6/96) - Cleaning Crew employee was not wearing gloves while applying disinfectant in barn where contamination of salmonella enteritidis was confirmed. c)Barn 40, (3/6/96) - Cleaning Crew employee was not wearing gloves while applying disinfectant in barn where contamination of salmonella enteritidis was confirmed. d)80s Barns, (3/6/96) - Employee pulling dead birds with bare hands was not furnished gloves to protect him from Salmonella bacteria. e)70s Barns - On or about 1/30/96 employee working as Barnsman handling dead birds was not furnished gloves to protect him from Salmonella bacteria. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to reduce or eliminate employee exposure includes, but is not necessarily limited to provide employees appropriate hand protection (gloves) in sufficient quantities and sizes.