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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 308405943 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/30/2005 ReportingID: 0418800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:10/10/2005
Abatement Date:10/05/2005 I Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:04/27/2006
Initial Penalty: $1,925.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,925.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/30/2005 $1,925.00 10/05/2005 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 04/27/2006 $1,925.00 10/05/2005 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 to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or were likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees, in that employees were exposed to a struck by hazard: On or about 05/26/05, employees who were operating forklifts in the recieving area, were not wearing seat belts, and were exposed to the hazard of falling out of and being struck by the equipment. Among other methods of abatement, a feasible and acceptable method to correct this hazard is to ensure employees are wearing the seat belt when operating the equipment. PLEASE NOTE: DOCUMENTATION AND CERTIFICATION OF ABATEMENT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS VIOLATION.

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