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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1291035.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 07/11/2018 ReportingID: 0626600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/29/2019 Nr Exposed:6 Final Order:07/31/2018
Initial Penalty: $11,641.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/11/2018 $11,641.00 08/27/2018 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 07/31/2018 $6,500.00 01/02/2019 Serious  
Penalty P: Petition to Mod Abatement $6,500.00 08/31/2019 Serious  
Penalty P: Petition to Mod Abatement $6,500.00 05/31/2019 Serious  
Penalty P: Petition to Mod Abatement $6,500.00 11/29/2019 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from the recognized hazards which are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to dust explosion, deflagration and fire hazards caused by equipment used to recycle tires: a) On or about January 26, 2018, at the facility where employees were exposed to dust explosion, deflagration and fire hazards when the air material separators (filters) located inside the building were not protected from explosion hazards. b) On or about January 26, 2018, at the facility where employees were exposed to dust explosion, deflagration and fire hazards when the granulators did not have isolation devices to prevent deflagration. c) On or about January 26, 2018, at the facility where employees were exposed to dust explosion deflagration, and fire hazards when the air material separators (filters) did not have an isolation device to prevent a deflagration from traveling upstream.

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