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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 313900177 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 05/27/2010 ReportingID: 0830300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:06/11/2010
Abatement Date:03/13/2012 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:04/30/2012
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:FALLING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/27/2010 $7,000.00 06/28/2010 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 04/30/2012 $7,000.00 03/13/2012 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: FALLING

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 e mployees in that employees were exposed to a potential fall hazard: (a) In the e ast elevator at the McLaughlin, SD, facility for employees exposed to a potentia l fall hazard while riding the manual personnel hoist that was not equipped with fall protection. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement met hod to correct this hazard is to install safety railings or an equivalent fall p rotection system on the manual personnel hoist. Abatement Note: Abatement certif ication and documentation are required for this item (see enclosed "Sample Abate ment Certification Letter").tion

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