Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 110398310 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 09/12/1991 ReportingID: 0626000

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:15 Contest Date:09/23/1991
Abatement Date:09/13/1991 X Nr Exposed:15 Final Order:12/30/1992
Initial Penalty: $25,000.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $13,345.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:CHEMICAL

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/12/1991 $25,000.00 09/13/1991 Willful  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 12/30/1992 $13,345.00 09/13/1991 Willful  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: CHEMICAL

The employer is not limited to the abatement methods suggested by OSHA; the methods explained are general and may not be effective in all cases; and the employer is responsible for selecting and carrying out an effective abatement method. 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 were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that R.O. Pittman was exposed to the recognized hazard of fire and explosion in that: I. The employer did not utilize effective Process Controls to prevent employee exposure to the hazards of fire and explosion in that: A. The employer did not design and operate the Oxide Recovery Process with effective process controls in that: a. The employer did not operate the Number One Oxide Recovery Still (No. 1 ORS Column) with redundant temperature in- d