Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items
Nr: 18252858 Citation: 03008 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:OTHER

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: 008 Hazard: OTHER

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 major contusions and fractures from rope failure due to 15 wires broken in one lay of a wire rope used to pull the looper while steel is being run through the galvanized line: a) Sheet and Tin Division 1) Galvanize Line - Top Pass Entry Looper - broken wires in the wire rope created a hazard, observed August 15, 1989. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is the replacement of the wire rope.