Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|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|
|Current Penalty:||$4,546.00||Gravity:||5||Haz Category:|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
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.