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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 302691498 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/10/2000 ReportingID: 0215800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:08/11/2000 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,200.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/10/2000 $1,500.00 08/11/2000 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 08/30/2000 $1,200.00 08/11/2000 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: STRUCK BY

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 hazard of being struck-by tipping industrial trucks: a)Throughout the facility, On or about 7/11/00, Employees were operating a Tow Motor Company forklift that was not equipped with a seat belt. Employees exposed to struck by hazards. ABATEMENT NOTES: Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard is to obtain and install the available retrofit kit from the manufacturer. Then ensure that employees are using the seatbelts once installed as required by ASME B56.1- 1993 Chapter 5.3.19. Abatement documentation must be submitted for this item.

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