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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 917531.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 12/23/2013 ReportingID: 0523300

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:01/15/2014 2 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:01/22/2014
Initial Penalty: $4,900.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 12/23/2013 $4,900.00 01/15/2014 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 01/22/2014 $3,500.00 01/15/2014 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 from engulfment, drowning and/or asphyxiation: On or about July 3, 2013, emergency operation procedures for the sixty-five foot tugboat Megan McB were not developed, documented and utilized. On or about July 3, 2013, employees operating the sixty-five foot tugboat Megan McB were not notified of specific boat characteristics and operational procedures for that vessel.

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