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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 694118.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 04/12/2013 ReportingID: 0625700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:04/25/2013 2 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:05/02/2013
Initial Penalty: $4,900.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,450.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/12/2013 $4,900.00 04/25/2013 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 05/02/2013 $2,450.00 04/25/2013 Serious  

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

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): 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 hazards from falling loads and/or lift parts: a) a) The employer does not furnish employment and a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that causes or is likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees. This violation occurred on or about October 16, 2012, when employees were using a snatch block with integrated hook (Gunnebo Johnson WR size 3/8 inch, WLL 4.4 Tons (4 MTons)) with a wire rope (Lift-All IWRC one-quarter (1/4) inch wire rope, 6x19) that was smaller than the size prescribed as acceptable by the manufacturer (three-eighths (3/8) inch minimum to (1/2) inch maximum diameter). b) The employer does not furnish employment and a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that causes or is likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees. This violation occurred on or about October 16, 2012, when employees were using a snatch block with integrated hook (Gunnebo Johnson WR size 3/8 inch, WLL 4.4 Tons (4 MTons)) with a base mounted drum hoist (My-Te AC-36 Base Mounted Drum Hoist; SN: E5680B67) where the fleet angle of three (3) degrees; greater than the generally accepted fleet angle for a smooth drum hoist of one and a half (1.5) degrees.

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