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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1403007.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/10/2019 ReportingID: 0521400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:09/24/2019 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:10/07/2019
Initial Penalty: $13,260.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $13,260.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/10/2019 $13,260.00 09/24/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/07/2019 $13,260.00 09/24/2019 Serious  

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

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 employee were walking in the swing radius of heavy equipment, (Caterpillar 330L) exposing workers to struck-by and crush-by hazards. On May 21, 2019, a Caterpillar 330 BL excavator was in the process of drilling caissons. The excavator counterweight was positioned in proximity to concrete barriers that created a pinch point. An employee was caught between the rotating excavator counterweight and concrete barriers. Abatement documentation is required of this item in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1903.19(d).

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