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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 306268715 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/27/2003 ReportingID: 0112600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:06/30/2003 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $3,500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/27/2003 $3,500.00 06/30/2003 Serious  
Penalty A: Amendment 06/09/2003 $2,000.00 06/30/2003 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 employmnent 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 serious fall hazards because employees were working on a tower that was slippery and wet. Two feasible means of abatement would be to prohibit tower work during inclement weather conditions, and enforce 100tie off.

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