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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 315116327 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/30/2011 ReportingID: 0627510

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:09/02/2011 X Nr Exposed:14 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $6,300.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $6,300.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

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 the condition(s) listed below: Bandera Drilling Inc., Rig 1, Well WODC-765, Yoakum County, TX. For the period of time up to and including 04/19/11, employees were exposed to overhead struck-by hazards due to the bales not being removed prior to the commencement of jarring operations. Feasible and Acceptable Abatement Methods would include, but is not limited to: Ensure the bales are removed prior to any operation beginning that does not require the use of the bales.

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