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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1437828.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/02/2020 ReportingID: 0625400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/26/2020 2 Nr Exposed:6 Final Order:03/26/2020
Initial Penalty: $13,494.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $13,494.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/02/2020 $13,494.00 03/26/2020 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 03/26/2020 $13,494.00 03/26/2020 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 the hazard of being splashed by hot rendering fluids in the event of equipment failure. On or about October 10, 2019 and at times prior thereto, employees operating the in-feed side of the feather hydrolyzers were exposed to the hazard of burns from being splashed by hot rendering fluid in the event of an equipment failure. Among other methods, feasible and acceptable abatement methods to correct this hazard include, but are not limited to: restricting access to the area while hydrolyzers are pressurized, inspecting and maintaining valves and safety devices frequently, providing fail in safe mode operation for gate valves.

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