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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 940699.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 02/25/2014 ReportingID: 0336000

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/21/2014 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:03/19/2014
Initial Penalty: $6,000.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,200.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 02/25/2014 $6,000.00 03/21/2014 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 03/19/2014 $4,200.00 03/21/2014 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.) Combined Systems, Inc.; gas house - On or about 9/10/13 and at times prior thereto, employees were potentially exposed to fires and related smoke inhalation hazards from equipment that did not receive a thorough internal inspection. Equipment, including, but not limited to, the granulator did not receive a thorough internal inspection prior to being putting into operation. Rust present in the granulator contributed to a fire.

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