Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items
Nr: 310589569 Citation: 01001B Issuance: 06/14/2007 ReportingID: 0830600
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:06/22/2007 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 06/14/2007 06/22/2007 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 07/02/2007 06/22/2007 Serious  


Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001B 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 was free from recognized hazards which were likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that, employees were exposed to struck-by hazards while operating a rough terrain fork truck at night where the fork-truck did not have lights: a) On or about March 29, 2007, the employer did not ensure that employees were protected from injuries while operating a rough terrain fork truck at night without lights. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazardous condition would be to comply with ANSI B56.6-2005, section 5.8.2, by installing lights on the vehicle. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation is required for this item (see enclosed "Sample Abatement-Certification Letter").