Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
This violation item has been deleted.
|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|
|Current Penalty:||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:||UNAPOPPROC|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|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.