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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 313851354 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 01/22/2010 ReportingID: 0134000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:02/18/2010
Abatement Date:03/11/2010 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:08/02/2010
Initial Penalty: $3,000.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 01/22/2010 $3,000.00 03/11/2010 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/02/2010 $3,000.00 03/11/2010 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 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 struck-by and crushing hazards: (a) Location - Harbor Street, Salem, MA: On or about 10/13/09, the employer failed to adequately train employees to operate and work around a Labrie Top Select recycling truck. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable means to correct this hazard is to develop a clear, concise work rule pertaining to all safety aspects of working with and around the recycling truck including hydraulic bucket safety. Train and retrain all personnel accordingly.

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