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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 306315094 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 07/29/2004 ReportingID: 0215800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:08/19/2004
Abatement Date:05/04/2005 X Nr Exposed:10 Final Order:05/03/2005
Initial Penalty: $5,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $5,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/29/2004 $5,000.00 08/16/2004 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 05/03/2005 $5,000.00 05/04/2005 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: STRUCK BY

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 getting caught or struck by conveyors: a)Throughout the Sand System Conveyor, On or about 2/19/04: There were no start up alarms for the system. b)Sand Return Conveyor #3, On or about 2/19/04: The emergency stop was not operational. Among other methods, feasible methods of abatement are such as but not limited to: 1) Ensure that start up alarms are used or that the system is 100 percent guarded as per ANSI B20.1 2000, section 5.11.2., and 2) Ensure that safety devices are maintained in a serviceable condition, including emergency stop devices, as per ANSI B20.1 1996, section Abatement documentation must be submitted for this item.

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