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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 308103910 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/16/2005 ReportingID: 0111400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:5 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:07/01/2005 X Nr Exposed:25 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $14,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/16/2005 $7,000.00 07/01/2005 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 06/01/2005 $14,000.00 07/01/2005 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 employee(s), in that, ramp personnel were exposed to struck-by hazards from de-icing trucks: Ramp Area - Terminal C: On 12/7/04 an employee, while crossing the tarmac going to gate 21, was fatally struck by an FMC Tempest de-icing truck, that had restricted visibility enhanced by bad weather conditions. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic was intermingled, and not properly demarcated. Methods to correct the hazards include but are not limited to the following, alone or in combination: 1)Turn the holstered bucket sideways to afford the driver greater forward visibility, 2)Provide employees working on the aircraft ramp with approved Class 2 high visibility vests.lity

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