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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 306623935 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 12/02/2003 ReportingID: 0213900

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:01/06/2004
Abatement Date:03/01/2004 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:03/12/2004
Initial Penalty: $1,500.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $900.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 12/02/2003 $1,500.00 01/21/2004 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 01/09/2004 $900.00 03/01/2004 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 03/12/2004 $900.00 03/01/2004 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 a struck by hazard. a) 6 Maestro Court, Jackson, NJ 08527 - Workers not directly involved in the removal of a tree were not clear of the work area beyond the length of the tree. On or about 06/12/03. ABATEMENT NOTE: Among other methods, one feasible method to correct this hazard is to: 1) follow ANSI Z133.1-2000, Section 9.5.6 that states, "Workers not directly involved in the removal operation shall be clear of the work area where practicable beyond the length of the tree unless a team of employees is necessary to remove a particular tree. 2) Follow all parts of ANSI Z133.1-2000 that apply to tree felling/removal. NOTE:ABATEMENT DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR THIS ITEM. See page 2,"Notification of Corrective Action" for instructions.

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