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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1552805.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/11/2022 ReportingID: 0214700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:03/23/2022
Abatement Date:03/23/2022 2 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $10,151.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $10,151.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/11/2022 $10,151.00 03/23/2022 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 04/11/2022 $10,151.00 03/23/2022 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: 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 being struck by a Caterpillar 972K Wheel Loader. a) Worksite, 38-96 Long Beach Road, Island Park NY - ready mix loading yard: On or about September 11, 2021, an employee was permitted to enter an area in which a CAT 972K (S/N: CAT0972KEZ4W00661) Wheel Loader was in operation and loaded with a waste concrete slab. The employee was not protected from being struck by the front end loader. Note: In addition to abatement certification, the employer is required to provide abatement documentation for this item in accordance with 29 CFR 1903.19.

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