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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1391350.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/01/2019 ReportingID: 0524700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/08/2019 2 Nr Exposed:20 Final Order:10/22/2019
Initial Penalty: $13,260.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $9,282.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/01/2019 $13,260.00 10/15/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/22/2019 $9,282.00 11/08/2019 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 struck-by hazards. a. On or about April 4, 2019, employees that operate the 130.42 ton horizontal hydraulic press were potentially exposed to struck-by injuries due to the possible failure of the machine's pin components. The pins could possibly break and strike operators in the press area. b. On or about April 4, 2019, employees that operated the 130.42 ton horizontal hydraulic press were potentially exposed to struck-by injuries in that the sprocket shaft possibly had the potential to become displaced during pressing operations. In accordance with 29 CFR 1903.19(d), abatement certification is required for this violation (using the CERTIFICATION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION WORKSHEET), and in addition, documentation demonstrating that abatement is complete must be included with your certification. This documentation may include, but is not limited to, evidence of the purchase or repair of the equipment, photographic or video evidence, or written records.

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