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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1512230.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/27/2021 ReportingID: 0419700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:06/30/2021 2 Nr Exposed:20 Final Order:06/29/2021
Initial Penalty: $13,653.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $13,653.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/27/2021 $13,653.00 06/23/2021 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/29/2021 $13,653.00 06/30/2021 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 a struck-by hazard: a. On or about January 28, 2021, at the JaxPort Marine Terminal, near berth 35, employees working on the dock were exposed to struck-by hazards while working around moving trucks, vehicles, and other equipment outside of designated routes. RECOMMENDED ABATEMENT: Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable means of abatement would be to: (1) Refining a written ¿engagement procedure¿ to address interaction between formen and dockman employees which includes: (a) minimizing the contact to the extent possible while on the berth; (b) notification by the foreman to the superintendent, or designee of the superintendent, that the engagement or interaction is necessary; (c) the establishment of an area removed from the vehicular routes where such engagement may occur; and (2) All dock foremen and superintendents shall be trained on these procedures and all other employees, including dockmen and truck operators shall receive instructions on the engagement procedures at the safety briefing before each operation.

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