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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1467868.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/01/2020 ReportingID: 0418200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:10/09/2020
Abatement Date:09/28/2020 Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $6,940.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,940.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/01/2020 $6,940.00 09/28/2020 Serious  
Penalty :   01/19/2021 $6,940.00 09/28/2020 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 by exposing employees to struck-by hazards. On or about 03/06/2020, the company's two (2) portable gantry cranes located in the chemical mixing area of the facility were not inspected as required. Daily to frequent basis inspections were not being completed thus increasing the chance to overload the cranes. Used to complete tasks such as, but not limited to; filling net with wet moss that can weigh approximately 100 lbs. (+) or bleaching, preserving, and dyeing moss; employees were not protected from potential struck-by hazards.

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