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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 303150726 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 06/28/2000 ReportingID: 0627100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:4 Contest Date:08/08/2000
Abatement Date:07/31/2000 X Nr Exposed:69 Final Order:05/07/2001
Initial Penalty: $4,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 06/28/2000 $4,000.00 07/31/2000 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 05/07/2001 $1,000.00 07/31/2000 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: At the facility, industrial powered trucks were not equipped with seatbelts in the following instances: a.The Nissan forklift, Number 00188 (Model CPF02) was not equipped with a seatbelt as required. b.The Clark forklift, Number 00186 (Model GCS25MB) was not equipped with a seatbelt as required. c.The Komatsu forklift, Number 92038T was not equipped with a seatbelt as required. d.The Komatsu forklift, Number 94007 was not equipped with a seatbelt as required. This condition exposed employees to the hazard of being struck by the forklift in the event of a tip-over accident. A feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is the installation of seatbelts for the indicated forklifts.

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