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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 303288245 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 10/19/2001 ReportingID: 0213400

Viol Type:Repeat NrInstances:4 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/09/2001 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $7,500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,500.00 Gravity:01 Haz Category:BURNS

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/19/2001 $7,500.00 11/09/2001 Repeat  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 11/27/2001 $4,500.00 11/09/2001 Repeat  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: BURNS

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harm to employees in that employees were exposed to: Plant/Yard Area - Powered industrial (machines) trucks were not withdrawn from service until restored to proper operating condition, in that, 1/ 'PC300 Komatsu' Excavator a/ Head lights are burned out. 2/ 'WA500 Front Loader' a/ Right front light is broken again. 3/ 'Caterpillar #988' a/ The rear windshield wiper is missing. b/ The right handrail is loose. c/ The (first) left front head light is blown out. d/ No guard on windshield. e/ The backup alarm operates in the forward and backward driving positions. 4/ CAT826 Compactor a/ The windshield is broken again. b/ Headlights are broken. Observed 10/5/01. One feasible and acceptable method to abate this condition is to have all of the machines (trucks) repaired immediately, and/or removed from service until restored to proper operating condition.

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