Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items
Nr: 18252858 Citation: 03009 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:600.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty:600.00 Gravity:06 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/02/1989 600.00 12/02/1989 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 02/11/1991 600.00 12/02/1989 Serious  


Text For Citation: 03 Item/Group: 009 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 crushing hazards from the possibility of the load shifting or the operator loosing control from the king pin or other major part failing due to tractor-trailer overloading: a) Sheet and Tin Division 1) Roadways - Mack Truck and Semi-trailer with Yeager Trucking stenciled on the side, observed 6/29/89. Among other method, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to load less than the manufactures gross weight on the unit.