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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 304781818 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 12/10/2001 ReportingID: 0524200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:12/13/2001 I Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $3,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,100.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:UNAPEQUIP

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 12/10/2001 $3,000.00 12/13/2001 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 12/21/2001 $2,100.00 12/13/2001 Serious  

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

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) Press Brake Area- On October 10, 2001, the Chicago press brake #6 stroking control system was not set to operate in a single stroke mode, an employee sustained an injury while operating the press brake on continuous mode. The employer did not supervise the stroking selector mode. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard is to include, but not be limited to the following: (1) Conform to the American National Standard Institute "ANSI" B11.3, Section No abatement certification or documentation is required for this item.

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