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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 453098.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/21/2012 ReportingID: 0316700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:12/18/2012 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:02/06/2013
Initial Penalty: $4,900.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,430.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/21/2012 $4,900.00 12/18/2012 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 02/06/2013 $3,430.00 12/18/2012 Serious  

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

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 hazard of falling from an elevated work platform that was not adequately secured to the lifting carriage and/or forks of a powered industrial truck: (a) Zimmerman Manufacturing, LLC, 125 King Court, New Holland, PA - An employee was elevated approximately 11.5 to 12 feet high with a Yale propane-powered Model GLC040AFNUAE082 forklift while standing on a wooden pallet with a metal parts bin attached to it. The pallet was not attached to the forks of the forklift, and the pallet with the parts bin attached fell off of the forks and crushed the employee, on or about May 25, 2012.

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