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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 974475.015 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 09/23/2014 ReportingID: 0626600

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/27/2014 2 Nr Exposed:62 Final Order:10/21/2014
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $7,000.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/23/2014 $7,000.00 10/27/2014 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970 Section (5)(a)(1): The employer does not furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from the recognized hazards which are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to a struck-by hazard during the collapse of ventilation ductwork: This violation occurred on or about April 26, 2014, at the facility where employees were exposed to a struck-by hazard resulting from an accumulation or particulates and water in the ventilation ductwork servicing the operating sander. Pursuant to 29 C.F. R. 1903.19, within ten (10) calendar days of the abatement date, the employer must submit documentation describing the steps that it is taking to ensure that particulates and water do not accumulate in the ductwork.

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