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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 314605288 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/30/2010 ReportingID: 0134000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:12/22/2010
Abatement Date:12/03/2010 I Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:03/10/2011
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:ELECTRIC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/30/2010 $7,000.00 12/03/2010 Serious  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 03/10/2011 $7,000.00 12/03/2010 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: ELECTRIC

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) Location - 173 Alford Street, Everett, MA (Station #250): On or about 06/24/2010, employees were exposed to the hazard of electrical shock and burns while working with electrical equipment (current transformers) which were not adequately grounded. A feasible means of abatement would have been to conform to either the National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI C-2) section #15 - 150 or the IEEE Guide for Grounding of Instrument Transformer Secondary Circuits and Cases (ANSI C57) section(s)# 5.5.2 and

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