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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 312473838 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/05/2009 ReportingID: 0627400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/24/2009 X Nr Exposed: Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $6,300.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,780.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/05/2009 $6,300.00 03/24/2009 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 03/17/2009 $3,780.00 03/24/2009 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 and 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 hazard of being struck while working in close proximity to a backhoe. Venable's Construction, 2.2 Miles N. of FM 283 on Payne Ranch Road and 0.8 Miles N E of Payne Ranch road on a Lease Road, Miami, Texas. For the period of time up to and including January 27, 2009, an employee was required to work in a hazardous situation when he was elevated at approximately 3 feet in a Caterpillar back hoe bucket to reach the top section of metal joists on a truck trailer. The employee attached stringing hooks at one end of the metal joists. Among other methods one method would have been to use a forklift with a personnel basket to elevate the employee to the top of the pipes. Note: Abatement certification and supporting documentation are required for this item.

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