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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 304482235 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/19/2002 ReportingID: 0522300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:04/21/2002 X Nr Exposed:15 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $2,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,875.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/19/2002 $2,500.00 04/21/2002 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 04/04/2002 $1,875.00 04/21/2002 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: EXPLOSION

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: On or about 9/24/01, employees were exposed to the hazards of fire and explosion in that the employer failed to ensure that incompatible materials, including but not limited to organic oil, aluminum, and sodium nitrate, were not combined when charging the rocker furnace.

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