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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1341398.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/15/2018 ReportingID: 0521700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:5 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/21/2018 2 Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:12/13/2018
Initial Penalty: $9,054.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $5,305.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/15/2018 $9,054.00 11/21/2018 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 12/13/2018 $5,305.00 11/21/2018 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 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 caught in between and/or amputation hazards: a. On or about August 14, 2018, employees were operating the Chicago Dreis & Krump and Verson Mechanical Press Brake Machines and the foot pedals being used to actuate the machines were not guarded to eliminate employees from inadvertently actuating the foot pedal, thereby exposing employees to amputation hazards.

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