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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1318991.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/27/2018 ReportingID: 0420600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:12/14/2018
Abatement Date: 3 Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $3,880.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,880.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/27/2018 $3,880.00   Serious  
Penalty :   12/18/2018 $3,880.00   Serious  

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

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 a struck by hazards due to a collapsing wall during demolition work: a) During the demolition of a concrete block wall on or about 05/29/2018, employees were exposed to a struck by hazard, in that, during demolition, inspections by a competent person were not conducted as the work progressed to detect hazards resulting from the weakened or deteriorated wall, and workers were permitted to work where such a hazard existed without being corrected by shoring, bracing or other effective means and controlled access was not established to prevent unauthorized entry into the demolition work zone.

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