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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 307603183 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/04/2004 ReportingID: 0524200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:05/28/2004 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,125.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $600.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/04/2004 $1,125.00 05/28/2004 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 05/19/2004 $600.00 05/28/2004 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 the hazard crushing injuries, in the event of truck tip over: a) Machine Shop Area - On April 12, 2004 one employee operating a Caterpillar #50 forklift truck, equipped with operator restraint system (seat belt), was observed not wearing or utilizing the restraint when moving load. On method of abatement of abatement would include the required use of the operator restraint per ASME B56.1-2000, Section 5.3.19. In accordance with 29 CFR 1903.19(d), abatement certification is required for this violation (using the CERTIFICATION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION WORKSHEET), and in addition, documentation demonstrating that abatement is complete must be included with your certification. This documentation may include, but is not limited to, evidence of the purchase or repair of the equipment, photographic or video evidence of abatement, or other written record.

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