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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 306754243 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/25/2005 ReportingID: 0419700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:06/03/2005 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $750.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $640.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/25/2005 $750.00 06/03/2005 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/08/2005 $640.00 06/03/2005 Serious  

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

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 crushing hazards: a.On or about December 1, 2004, employees were allowed to ride in the bucket of a Volvo front end loader, exposing themselves to crushing hazards. Among other methods, one feasible means of abatement would be to ensure that no employee rides in the bucket of the front end loader. ABATEMENT CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED.TION

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