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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 310463435 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 04/09/2007 ReportingID: 0830500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:05/05/2007 X Nr Exposed:5 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $750.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $525.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/09/2007 $750.00 04/27/2007 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 04/26/2007 $525.00 05/05/2007 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 a place of employment which was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to struck by hazards: (a)HS Testing, Inc. at Rig 721, Weld CR 59 and 62, Gill, CO 80624: On or before 11/17/06, the employer did not ensure that the base mounted winches on each of 11 trucks were marked with the following identification for each drum: a)load rating; b)drum size consisting of barrel diameter, barrel length, and flange diameter; c)rope size(s); d)rope speed in feet per minute (meters per second); and e)rated power supply. Condition exposed employees to struck by hazards. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (See enclosed "Sample Abatement-Certification Letter"). Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method can be found in the American National Standards Institute B30.7-2001 Section 7-1.1.3, as referenced, in part, above.

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