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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1423927.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/30/2020 ReportingID: 0215000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/18/2020 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:02/28/2020
Initial Penalty: $4,048.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,450.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/30/2020 $4,048.00 03/18/2020 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 02/28/2020 $3,450.00 03/18/2020 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 crush/struck hazards: a) In the elevator interior there was not a interior gate/door to protect employees from being caught/struck by steel beams and the elevator shaft projections as the elevator was moving up and down. Location: 304 Boerum Street, Brooklyn NY On or about 8/2/2019 AMONG OTHER METHODS AND ACCEPTABLE ABATEMENT METHOD TO CORRECT THIS HAZARD IS: Follow ANSI/ASME A17.3-2002 Safety Code for Existing Elevators, Section 3.4.2(a) which requires that elevator cars shall have a car door or gate provided at each entrance. NOTE: IN ADDITION TO ABATEMENT CERTIFICATION, THE EMPLOYER IS REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ABATEMENT DOCUMENTATION FOR THIS ITEM, FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY OF $1,000.00 AS PER 29 CFR 1903.19.

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