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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1490660.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/19/2020 ReportingID: 0418600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/27/2020 2 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:10/30/2020
Initial Penalty: $9,639.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,000.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/19/2020 $9,639.00 10/27/2020 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/30/2020 $6,000.00 10/27/2020 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 stuck-by and crush-by hazards: a) Warehouse (PARTS Rack System); On or about August 28, 2020, and at times prior thereto the employer failed to anchor and bolt down storage racks to prevent employees from exposure to struck-by and/or crush hazards when working near storage racks. Additionally, the employer failed to ensure that a placard indicating the storage racks maximum loading capacity was conspicuously displayed on the racks to ensure the rack wouldn't become overloaded.

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