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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1248634.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/10/2018 ReportingID: 0521400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:02/20/2018 2 Nr Exposed:8 Final Order:01/31/2018
Initial Penalty: $8,315.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,000.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/10/2018 $8,315.00 02/20/2018 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 01/31/2018 $4,000.00 02/20/2018 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 they were exposed to falls and caught-in amputation hazards: 918 N. Porter St. in Streator, IL 61364, warehouse, silo no. 2: on or about August 2, 2017, employees assigned to rinse the silo's interior for product changeovers were elevated up to 13 feet by a forklift supporting a portable personnel-carrying work platform, where they would step off the platform to access a fixed work platform at the upper portion of the silo. While on the elevating platform, employees were exposed to falls and caught-in hazards from the moving components of the mast while extending or lowering, likely to result in multiple traumatic injuries and other physical harm (fingers/hands amputation). Abatement documentation is required for this item in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1903.19(d).

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