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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 314109406 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/23/2010 ReportingID: 0317500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:09/15/2010
Abatement Date:08/26/2010 I Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:12/10/2010
Initial Penalty: $3,850.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,885.00 Gravity:05 Haz Category:CRUSHING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/23/2010 $3,850.00 08/26/2010 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 12/10/2010 $2,885.00 08/26/2010 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 a crushing hazard: (a) Facility, 740 Cooper Avenue, Johnstown, PA: On or about July 28, 2010, an employee was observed operating a Yale lift truck without wearing the seat belt. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable means of abatement is to enforce the use of seat belts when operating industrial fork trucks.

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