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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 315723312 Citation: 01008 Issuance: 05/01/2012 ReportingID: 0626700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:05/25/2012
Abatement Date:12/31/2013 X Nr Exposed:6 Final Order:02/15/2013
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CHEMNEP

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 05/01/2012 $7,000.00 06/04/2012 Serious  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 02/15/2013 $7,000.00 12/31/2013 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 008 Hazard: CHEMNEP

29 CFR 1910.119(j)(6)(iii): The employer did not assure that maintenance materials, spare parts and equipment were suitable for the process application for which they were used: a)This condition was most recently observed at E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, in Beaumont, TX, in the Aniline Unit, where the employer did not ensure that maintenance materials, spare parts and equipment were suitable for the process when the incorrect gasket was installed on the steam jet nozzle of a PSM critical vacuum jet and as a result, the Purge Column in the Aniline Unit over pressurize and relieve it's contents to atmosphere.

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