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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 935266.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/20/2014 ReportingID: 0336000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:39 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/18/2014 2 Nr Exposed:100 Final Order:03/17/2014
Initial Penalty: $4,500.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,375.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/20/2014 $4,500.00 03/18/2014 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 03/17/2014 $3,375.00 03/18/2014 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 was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees: a) Clarion Boards, Inc. / 143 Fiberboard Road, Shippenville, PA: On or about August 23, 2013, Employees were potentially exposed to struck-by hazards from potentially defective hoists due to the lack of a periodic inspection program. The thirty nine hoists in the facility had not undergone a documented periodic inspection for a time frame greater than one year. The hoists included but were not limited to Model BEH0208 2-ton, 1-ton Kone Crane #033, 5-ton Kone Crane #035, and the JLP-75-20 ¾-ton. Hoist deficiencies included but were not limited to twisted load chains, broken chain bucket mounts, missing capacities, damaged cords, damaged hooks, and damaged hooks.

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