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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1464507.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/04/2020 ReportingID: 0626700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:08/28/2020 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:09/04/2020
Initial Penalty: $9,446.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,084.50 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/04/2020 $9,446.00 08/28/2020 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 09/04/2020 $7,084.50 08/28/2020 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 struck-by hazards: a) On or about February 21, 2020, at the Bayport Container Terminal, where employees were exposed to struck-by hazards when ship-to-shore cranes lifted containers off of chassis to load onto ships. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to trans-load all reefer containers in the field onto trailers free of twist locks and pins before lifting the containers with ship-to-shore cranes.

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