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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1365389.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 06/03/2019 ReportingID: 0317000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:06/13/2019 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:06/17/2019
Initial Penalty: $3,978.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,784.60 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 06/03/2019 $3,978.00 06/13/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/17/2019 $2,784.60 06/13/2019 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 arborists were exposed to a fall hazard: a) Jobsite: Spar of tree  On or about 12/6/18, an employee was exposed to a fall hazard of approximately 30 feet above ground level while cutting sections of the spar using a tie-in position and or methodology that was not able to withstand the forces applied to it. Abatement Note: Among other methods, a feasible and acceptable abatement method includes following the national consensus standard requirements of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z133 -2012, American National Standard for Arboricultural Operations - Section 8.1, to select tie-in points able to withstand the forces being applied during the removal operation.

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