Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph
|Nr: 901718.015||Citation: 01001A||Issuance: 10/09/2013||ReportingID: 0636900|
|Viol Type:||Serious||NrInstances:||1||Contest Date:||11/05/2013|
|Abatement Date:||11/07/2013 2||Nr Exposed:||13||Final Order:||06/20/2014|
|Current Penalty:||$6,700.00||Gravity:||10||Haz Category:|
|Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History|
|Penalty||F: Formal Settlement||06/20/2014||$6,700.00||11/07/2013||Serious|
Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001A Hazard:
OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which was 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 hazards of chemical burns and inhalation of anhydrous ammonia. On or about April 17, 2013 and at times prior thereto, at the south end of the fertilizer plant employees working with or in proximity to two large 12,000 gallon liquid anhydrous ammonia storage/service tanks were exposed to the hazards of contact with liquid ammonia and inhalation of ammonia vapor from leaking or failed ammonia systems.
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