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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 998264.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 03/25/2015 ReportingID: 0418800

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:04/13/2015 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:04/15/2015
Initial Penalty: $7,000.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,200.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 03/25/2015 $7,000.00 04/13/2015 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 04/15/2015 $4,200.00 04/13/2015 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 exposed to fall hazards: On or about October 2, 2014, at the above addressed jobsite, employees were exposed to a fall hazard of approximately 200 feet from the 20th floor of a residential apartment complex under renovation while performing concrete chipping work from a 2 point suspension scaffold which had a parapet clamp connected to wire rope without a shackle or thimble. The scaffold measured approximately 16 feet in length and 28 inches in width.

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