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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1396157.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/25/2019 ReportingID: 0418800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:12/20/2019 Nr Exposed:201 Final Order:11/13/2019
Initial Penalty: $13,260.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,956.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/25/2019 $13,260.00 11/21/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 11/13/2019 $7,956.00 12/20/2019 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 excessive heat: a) On or about July 11, 2019, at a jobsite located at Miami International Airport jobsite located at 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126, employees engaged in heavy material handling during ramp activities were exposed to the hazard of high ambient temperatures and/or working in direct sunlight, which produced Wet Bulb Globe Temperatures (WBGT) ranging from 81.8 degrees Fahrenheit to WBGT 84.7 degrees Fahrenheit, which exceeded the TLV of 79.8 degrees Fahrenheit. Such exposures may lead to the development of serious heat-related illnesses such as, but not limited to, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and death. b) On or about July 16, 2019, at a jobsite located at Miami International Airport jobsite located at 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126, employees engaged in heavy material handling during baggage activities were exposed to the hazard of indoor high ambient temperatures, which produced Wet Bulb Globe Temperatures (WBGT) ranging from 80 degrees Fahrenheit to WBGT 80.5 degrees Fahrenheit, which exceeded the TLV of 79.8 degrees Fahrenheit. Such exposures may lead to the development of serious heat-related illnesses such as, but not limited to, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and death.

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