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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1461396.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/22/2020 ReportingID: 0418600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:07/03/2020 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:06/05/2020
Initial Penalty: $13,494.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $8,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/22/2020 $13,494.00 06/02/2020 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/05/2020 $8,500.00 07/03/2020 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: a) Farm equipment barn: On February 4, 2020, employees were exposed to crush-by hazards while working under a peanut combine which was not properly supported in that the 20 ton Air/Hydraulic Bottle Jack and the two wood blocks supporting the load were set up on soft ground which allowed the jack to sink and the equipment to shift and fall.

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