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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1383604.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/26/2019 ReportingID: 0627700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:09/18/2019 2 Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:09/26/2019
Initial Penalty: $9,282.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,498.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/26/2019 $9,282.00 09/18/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 09/26/2019 $6,498.00 09/18/2019 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): 29 CFR Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: 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 fire hazards during pipe work at a tank that held oil and gas production water: a. On or about March 4, 2019, at the west gun barrel tank which held oil and gas production water, the employer allowed employees to use a propane torch to heat an open fiberglass pipe of the tank top and exposed employees to fire hazards.

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