Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items
Nr: 313034365 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 07/09/2009 ReportingID: 0627100
Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:07/21/2009 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty:1875.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty:1000.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/09/2009 1875.00 07/21/2009 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 07/23/2009 1000.00 07/21/2009 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 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: On or about April 29, 2009, at 9301 Frazier Pike in Little Rock, Arkansas, the employer did not ensure that the established crane operation procedure which required employees to stay within 20 ft. of the crane when moving a load was being followed. An employee in the Spiral department was observed walking approximately 100 ft. in front of a 25 ton steel coil that he was moving northward while operating the controls to a P&H overhead gantry crane that was used to lift the coil, exposing employees to struck by hazards.