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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 314029737 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 10/03/2011 ReportingID: 0729700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:10/27/2011
Abatement Date:11/17/2011 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:05/11/2012
Initial Penalty: $2,800.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,800.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/03/2011 $2,800.00 11/17/2011 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 05/11/2012 $2,800.00 11/17/2011 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 struck by hazards: At the establishment, in the tire shop,one-inch diameter PVC Schedule 40 pipe was being used to transport compressed air up to 130 p.s.i. and was not encased in conduit or shatter resistant materials. Employees were exposed to struck-by hazards. AMONG OTHER METHODS, ONE FEASIBLE AND ACCEPTABLE METHOD TO CORRECT THIS HAZARD IS: Encase the PVC pipe in conduit or shatter resistant materials of sufficient strength for air pressures as recommended in the Plastic Pipe Institute Recommendation B, dated January 19, 1972, and revised December 30, 2005. 29 CFR 1903.19(c)(1) requires certification that the abatement of the above violation is completed.

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