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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1295633.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 04/30/2018 ReportingID: 0420600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:05/25/2018
Abatement Date:12/17/2018 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:12/03/2018
Initial Penalty: $6,911.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,911.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/30/2018 $6,911.00 06/04/2018 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 06/05/2018 $6,911.00 06/04/2018 Serious  
Penalty R: Review Commission 12/03/2018 $6,911.00 12/17/2018 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 was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to fall hazards: On or about February 16, 2018, at the Southwest Airlines ground operations at the Tampa International Airport, employees were exposed to falls of 61 inches while loading and unloading cargo from aircraft cargo compartments. Specifically, a 27-inch section of belt on the Power Stow Beltloader accessed by employees was unguarded on either side, resulting in fall hazards. Feasible abatement measures include extending the existing handrail to close the 27-inch gap.

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