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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 312624711 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/04/2009 ReportingID: 0524200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:02/09/2009 I Nr Exposed:6 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $5,000.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:UNAPEQUIP

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/04/2009 $5,000.00 02/09/2009 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 02/24/2009 $2,500.00 02/09/2009 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: UNAPEQUIP

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 fracture & amputation hazards: a) Production Area - The Flexo EG-117 corrugator cutting press machine was not equipped with a safety trip wire exposing employees to caught in nip point hazards. The safety trip wire was missing at the driver side. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable means of abatement would be to provide an emergency stop cable similar device as required by National Fire Protection Association NFPA 79, Section 13.2, Emergency Stop Devices. No abatement certification or documentation is required for this item.

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