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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 303122162 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 01/09/2001 ReportingID: 0521700

Viol Type:Unclass NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:02/27/2001 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $56,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $22,400.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/09/2001 $56,000.00 02/27/2001 Willful  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 02/06/2001 $22,400.00 02/27/2001 Unclass  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 001 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: a. Warehouse/freezer Area - On or about August 23, 2000, employee(s) exposed to falls from wooden pallet raised by high lift trucks. Among other methods, feasible methods to correct these hazards are: 1. Use a basket in accordance with ANSI/ASME B56.1-2000. 2. Use an approved aerial lift such as but not limited to scissor lift, or extensible, articulating boom lift in accordance with the ANSI A-92 (.5) and (.6). 3.Use a portable ladder to access upper racks. NOTE: 29 CFR 1903.19 REQUIRES THAT YOU PROVIDE CERTIFICATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ABATEMENT FOR THIS ITEM.

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