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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1375716.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 07/30/2019 ReportingID: 0627100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:08/06/2019 4 Nr Exposed:14 Final Order:08/21/2019
Initial Penalty: $4,546.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,546.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/30/2019 $4,546.00 08/06/2019 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 employees were exposed to a struck by hazard: On or about February 4, 2019 and times prior thereto, the structural integrity to storage racks had become compromised from: 1) unstable and rusted columns/frames, 2) footing not secured to the floor; 3) multiple dented members caused partly by forklifts; 4) broken or missing diagonal struts or braces, and 5) no plaques with legible maximum permissible unit load and/or maximum uniformly distributed load per level. Employees were exposed to a struck-by hazard from the collapse of the storage racks and/or falling products in the following locations: a) Storage racks in the east section of the warehouse/workroom; and b) Storage racks in the west section of the warehouse/workroom.

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