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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 313900177 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 05/27/2010 ReportingID: 0830300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:9 Contest Date:06/11/2010
Abatement Date:03/13/2012 X Nr Exposed:9 Final Order:04/30/2012
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/27/2010 $7,000.00 03/13/2012 Other  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 04/30/2012 $7,000.00 03/13/2012 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 recogn ized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to a potential crushing and/or fall hazard: (a) At the McLaughlin, SD, facility for employees being lifted in the b ucket of the Case W20C front end loader to gain access into the concrete storage bins and exposed to a potential crushing and/or fall hazard. Among other method s, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to pro hibit the use of a front end loader to lift personnel. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (see enclosed "Sampl e Abatement Certification Letter").tion

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