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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 1338125.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/24/2019 ReportingID: 0419700

Viol Type:Repeat NrInstances:1 Contest Date:02/06/2019
Abatement Date:03/13/2019 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:04/01/2020
Initial Penalty: $129,336.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $0.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/24/2019 $129,336.00 03/13/2019 Repeat  
Penalty :   02/07/2019 $129,336.00 03/13/2019 Repeat  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 04/01/2020 $129,336.00 03/13/2019 Repeat  

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: a) On or about and at times prior to August 9, 2018, Letter Carriers were exposed to the hazards of high ambient temperatures while delivering mail. Such exposures may lead to the development of serious heat-related illnesses such as, but not limited to, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. The U.S. Postal Service was previously cited for a violation of OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1) , which was contained in OSHA inspection number 1093157, citation number 1, item number 1 and was affirmed as a final order on 09/08/2016, with respect to a workplace located at 5200 Lillian Hwy, Pensacola FL 32506. The U.S. Postal Service was previously cited for a violation of OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1) , which was contained in OSHA inspection number 1075844, citation number 2, item number 1 and was affirmed as a final order on 09/08/2016, with respect to a workplace located at 616 W. 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA. The U.S. Postal Service was previously cited for a violation of OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1) , which was contained in OSHA inspection number 917092, citation number 1, item number 1 and was affirmed as a final order on 04/30/2014, with respect to a workplace located at 20 Forest Street, Medford, MA 02155. The U.S. Postal Service was previously cited for a violation of the OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1), which was contained in OSHA inspection number 538158, citation number 1, item number 1 and was affirmed as a final order on 10/24/2014, with respect to a workplace located at 3525 South Cottage Avenue, Independence, MO 64055.

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