Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|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:|
|Current Penalty:||$3,880.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
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.