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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1461906.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/18/2020 ReportingID: 0627700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:05/22/2020 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:06/11/2020
Initial Penalty: $4,048.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,048.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/18/2020 $4,048.00 05/22/2020 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. On or about February 3, 2020, employees were exposed to struck-by hazards in the following instances while felling a tree: a) Non-involved workers were not beyond twice the height of the tree or trunk being removed. b) Wedges, block and tackle, rope, wire cable or other appropriate devices were not used to control the direction of fall when there was a danger that the tree being removed could fall in the wrong direction.

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