Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items
Nr: 18252858 Citation: 03006 Issuance: 11/02/1989 ReportingID: 0317900
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:11/24/1989
Abatement Date:12/02/1989 Nr Exposed:900 Final Order:02/11/1991
Initial Penalty:800.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:800.00 Gravity:08 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/02/1989 800.00 12/02/1989 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 02/11/1991 800.00 12/02/1989 Serious  


Text For Citation: 03 Item/Group: 006 Hazard: CRUSHING

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 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 death or crushing hazards from falling loads caused an improper combination of equipment: a) Sheet and Tin Division 1) Tin Free Steel Entry Tower, North Side - A 3/4 inch sheave was placed in service where 7/8 inch wire rope was used thus imposing excessive strain and abrasive wear on the wire rope, observed August 10, 1989. A feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct the hazard is to replace the improperly used sheave with an appropriate one.