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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 309381614 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 11/09/2006 ReportingID: 0215800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:11/21/2006
Abatement Date:11/20/2006 Nr Exposed:6 Final Order:01/28/2008
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:UNAPOPPROC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/09/2006 $7,000.00 11/20/2006 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 01/28/2008 $7,000.00 11/20/2006 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: UNAPOPPROC

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: The employer does not furnish employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees are exposed to a FIRE HAZARD. A recent instance of this violation occurred when: a)Baker Road Drilling Site, on or about 05/12/06; The employer parked a pick- up truck within 100-feet from the wellbore. Among other methods, feasible and acceptable means of abatement is to: 1). Follow American Petroleum Institute (API) RP54, the Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil & Gas Well Drilling Operations, dated August 1999, paragraph 18.5. 2). Follow the employers Accident Prevention Handbook, paragraph 6.4C. Pursuant to 29 CFR 1903.19(d), the employer must provide documentation that this violation has been abated within 10 calendar days of the date it receives the citation.

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