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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 315465427 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/09/2011 ReportingID: 0420600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/05/2011 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/09/2011 $7,000.00 10/05/2011 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/03/2011 $7,000.00 10/05/2011 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 a struck-by hazard from the Primeval Whirl coaster: check/troubleshoot gate sensors when they provide a false or no reading; generate a checklist to use during "testing operations" or incorporate the checklists used during "normal operation" into everyday operation of the Primeval Whirl Ride; and, utilize a communication system to verify personnel are not in areas where they would be exposed to a struck-by hazard from the coaster prior to activating the ride.ating

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