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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1410553.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/23/2019 ReportingID: 0419700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:12/11/2019 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:11/05/2019
Initial Penalty: $9,282.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,641.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/23/2019 $9,282.00 12/11/2019 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 11/05/2019 $4,641.00 12/11/2019 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: a) On or about and at times prior to June 17, 2019, employee working as Slinger was exposed to the hazards of high ambient temperature and working in direct sunlight, which produced Wet Bulb Globe Temperatures (WBGT) of 85.3 degrees Fahrenheit (Heat Index of 95 degrees Fahrenheit), while performing garbage collection duties, including but not limited to lifting of 25 to 50 pounds totes. Such exposures may lead to the development of serious heat-related illnesses such as, but not limited to, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

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