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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 303812846 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/02/2003 ReportingID: 0134000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:01/07/2003 I Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $750.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $375.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/02/2003 $750.00 01/07/2003 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 01/28/2003 $375.00 01/07/2003 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 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 the hazard of falling from the back of a moving golf cart while in a standing on the bag storage area. (a) Location - Golf Course Grounds: On or about 07/12/02, employees were exposed to a fall hazard while riding in the rear bag storage area of a golf cart.. Feasible abatement methods include but are not limited to the following: 1. Ensure all employees are trained in the manufacturers operating procedure for the safe use of golf cars, to ensure that only two employees are allowed to ride in the golf car and that each employee keep their entire body in the car, and remain seated. 2. Ensure authorized employees operate the golf car, from the drivers side only, and in designated areas. Follow the manufacturer's recommendation that only employees who possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license be allowed to operate golf cars.

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