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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 302572730 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 06/22/2000 ReportingID: 0626600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:07/25/2000 X Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,350.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,350.00 Gravity:01 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 06/22/2000 $1,350.00 07/25/2000 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 07/13/2000 $1,350.00 07/25/2000 Serious  

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

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 the following conditions: (a)The hazard of being injured by falling as a result of a sudden movement of the unattended (driver not at the controls as required by Section 513.A.2 of ANSI B56.1.1-1975 etc.). Forklift truck which was being used to elevate the personnel 45 inches above the floor. Location: West end of shop on or about March 11, 2000. Among others, one feasible and acceptable method to correct the hazard is to always have an operator at the control of the forklift when employee(s) are working from the elevated platform. *** Certification and Documentation of Abatement Required ***

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