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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 1491461.015 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 03/03/2021 ReportingID: 0213100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:03/10/2021
Abatement Date:03/09/2021 Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:01/17/2022
Initial Penalty: $12,288.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $12,288.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/03/2021 $12,288.00 03/09/2021 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 03/31/2021 $12,288.00 03/09/2021 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 01/17/2022 $12,288.00 03/09/2021 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which was 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 associated with improper use of a cut-off saw during cutting operations: a) 1319 New Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY - on or about September 4, 2020, , the employer failed to train employees on the proper selection and use of tools to be used during their work on the job. Employees did not have training on the correct tool and blade to use to perform the cutting of the HDPE pipe . Employees used a Stihl Model #TS-420 Cut-off Saw with a carbide tipped blade to cut the pipe.

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