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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 311425474 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 05/05/2008 ReportingID: 0134000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:05/27/2008
Abatement Date:06/20/2008 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:12/19/2008
Initial Penalty: $4,500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: Gravity:10 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/05/2008 $4,500.00 06/20/2008 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 12/19/2008 06/20/2008 Serious  

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

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 employees in that employees were exposed to crushing hazards: (a) Location - Maintenance shop: On or about December 7, 2007, employes were exposed to potential crushing hazards from an under hung Harrington hoist. Among other methods, a feasible means to eliminate or reduce this hazard is to install the hoist system, mechanisms and components in accordance with ASME B30.16. The hoist and appurtenaces shall be designed to withstand all stresses imposed under normal operating conditions while handling loads within the rated load (capacity).

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