Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 122375512 Citation: 02073 Issuance: 07/12/1996 ReportingID: 0112900

Viol Type:Willful NrInstances:7 Contest Date:07/23/1996
Abatement Date:08/17/1996 X Nr Exposed:4 Final Order:08/18/1997
Initial Penalty: $40,000.00 REC: Emphasis:X
Current Penalty: $20,800.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:ELECTRIC

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 07/12/1996 $40,000.00 08/17/1996 Willful  
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/18/1997 $20,800.00 08/17/1996 Willful  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 073 Hazard: ELECTRIC

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 employees housed in trailer #12 were exposed to the hazards of fire, smoke inhalation, electric shock and electrocution: a)Laundry area - The one-bulb light fixture, which was missing a light bulb and mounted above the washing machine, did not have a permanent and continuous path to ground. b)Kitchen - The one-bulb light fixture, which was mounted above the sink, did not have a permanent and continuous path to ground. c)Livingroom - The three-bulb light fixture, which was mounted on the ceiling, had a broken mounting bracket for one light bulb and assembly and was not provided with strain relief. d)Laundry Area - The electrical outlet, mounted above the washing machine, was not provided with an approved cover expos