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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 302325436 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 05/31/2000 ReportingID: 0418300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:06/22/2000
Abatement Date:07/18/2000 Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:06/22/2001
Initial Penalty: $5,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: Gravity:10 Haz Category:UNAPOPPROC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/31/2000 $5,000.00 07/18/2000 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 06/22/2001 07/18/2000 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: UNAPOPPROC

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 the slagging operation where in the that employees were exposed to the hazard of obstructed vision: (a) Slagwool Plant - Waste alley for cupola slag - On or about 2/22/00 the 950E front end loader was observed removing slag from the waste alley and the operator's vision was obstructed because of the excessive steam coming from the load of wet and hot slag being removed. One method of abating this hazard would include but would not be limited to: 1. Develop a work practice to trail the load.

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