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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 599038.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/25/2013 ReportingID: 0317500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:04/11/2013 2 Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:03/12/2013
Initial Penalty: $2,800.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,740.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/25/2013 $2,800.00 04/11/2013 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 03/12/2013 $1,740.00 04/11/2013 Serious  

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

OSH ACT of 1970 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 struck-by and crushed-by hazards created by the use of industrial storage racks which were not anchored to the floor: a) Main Garage welding area, 231 York Lane, Export, Pennsylvania, 15632. Observed on or about September 05, 2012, employees were using an industrial storage rack to that was not anchored to the floor. The industrial storage rack was used to store cleaning solution, tools, and automotive parts. The industrial storage rack was located in an area of forklift and vehicular traffic. Employees engaged in vehicle maintenance and tank welding activities in the main garage area were exposed to crushed-by and struck-by hazards. b) Upper Warehouse Building, 231 York Lane, Export, Pennsylvania, 15632. Observed on or about September 05, 2012, industrial storage racks used to store pallets of petroleum products were not anchored to the floor. The industrial storage racks were located in an area of forklift traffic. Employees working in the Upper Warehouse Building were exposed to struck-by and crushed-by hazards.

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