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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 304208275 Citation: 01001A Issuance: 06/03/2003 ReportingID: 0830300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:07/07/2003 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $3,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:LIFTING


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001A Hazard: LIFTING

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) An employee was exposed to a crushing hazard from not being adequately trained on rigging and lifting a load. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard would be to train the employees that lift loads on the proper rigging techniques and safe lifting procedures. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (see enclosed "Sample Abatement Certification Letter").tion

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