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OSHA Most Frequent Citations


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OSHA Most Frequent Citations

  1. 1. Most Frequently Cited Manufacturing Region V – FY 2007 OSHA Region V October 2007
  2. 2. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Press Brakes </li></ul><ul><li>CPL 02-01-025 - CPL 2-1.25 - Guidelines for Point of Operation Guarding of Power Press Brakes </li></ul><ul><li>Safe distance no less than 4 inches. </li></ul>Light Curtains are one method of guarding.
  3. 3. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Lathes </li></ul><ul><li>Need a chip guard for many operations </li></ul><ul><li>When jaws extend past chuck, a guard would be needed. </li></ul>
  4. 4. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Printing presses </li></ul><ul><li>They must be guarded at the in running nip points of the rollers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Injection Molding Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Most have interlocked gate as a guarding means. </li></ul>
  6. 6. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Tube Benders </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure mats can be used to avoid the tubes that are being bent. </li></ul>
  7. 7. #1 1910.212 (a)(1) <ul><li>Conveyors rotating parts </li></ul><ul><li>The in running nip of the roller fabric and the driver roller can guarded. </li></ul>
  8. 8. #2 1910.1200(e)(1) <ul><li>No written hazard communication program </li></ul><ul><li>Must contain a list of hazardous chemicals </li></ul>
  9. 9. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Cited for unguarded point of operations </li></ul><ul><li>Point of operation is the area on a machine where work is actually performed upon the material being processed. </li></ul>
  10. 10. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Hydraulic Press </li></ul><ul><li>Cited under this standard vs. the 1910.217 which is for MECHANICAL Presses. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar guarding is required. </li></ul>
  11. 11. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Metal Cutting Saws </li></ul>Unused portion of the blade must be guarded as shown.
  12. 12. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Vertical Bandsaw </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable guard to height of product </li></ul><ul><li>Many injuries by guiding product into POO </li></ul><ul><li>Handling cold slippery products will increase chances of slipping into POO </li></ul>
  13. 13. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Radial Arm Saws cutting metal </li></ul><ul><li>Lower blade awareness device </li></ul><ul><li>Retracts to original position </li></ul><ul><li>Does not extend past plane of table </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-kick back device </li></ul>
  14. 14. #3 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) <ul><li>Shears </li></ul><ul><li>Guards must prevent entry to cutting blade. </li></ul><ul><li>This shear have had its “finger” guards are bent back in violation. </li></ul>
  15. 15. #4 1910.147(c)(1) <ul><li>No Written lockout program </li></ul>
  16. 16. #5 1910.1200(h) <ul><li>No training employees in the hazards of chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Signs and symptoms of exposure </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency response </li></ul><ul><li>Health hazards </li></ul>
  17. 17. #6 1910.147(c)(6)(i) <ul><li>No audit of the lockout program. </li></ul>
  18. 18. #7 1910.147(c)(4)(i) <ul><li>This is a common item found in many inspection. </li></ul><ul><li>Boilers, conveyors, cutting machines are common items most commonly left out. </li></ul>
  19. 19. #8 1910.132(d)(2) <ul><li>No certification of the written PPE hazard assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>PPE Hazard Assessment Certification Form </li></ul><ul><li>Name of work place : Assessment conducted by : </li></ul><ul><li>Work place address : Date of assessment: </li></ul><ul><li>Work area(s): Job/Task(s): </li></ul><ul><li>(Use a separate sheet for each job/task or work area) </li></ul><ul><li>EYES: Work activities, such as : abrasive blasting sanding chopping sawing cutting grinding drilling hammering welding chipping soldering torch brazing working outdoors computer work punch press operations other </li></ul><ul><li>Work-related exposure to : airborne dust dirt UV flying particles/objects blood splashes hazardous liquid chemicals mists chemical splashes molten metal splashes glare/high intensity lights laser operations intense light hot sparks other: </li></ul><ul><li>Can hazard be eliminated without the use of PPE ? Yes No </li></ul><ul><li>If no, use With: Safety glasses Side shields Safety goggles Face shield Dust-tight goggles Shaded Impact goggles Prescription Welding helmet/shield Chemical goggles Chemical splash goggles Laser goggles Shading/Filter (# ) Welding shield Other: </li></ul>
  20. 20. #9 1910.147(c)(7)(i) <ul><li>No lockout training </li></ul>
  21. 21. #10 1910.23(c)(1) <ul><li>Open sided floors were not guarded. </li></ul><ul><li>Catwalks, mezzaines, and docks could be cited for this. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance Assistance Specialists in OSHA offices </li></ul><ul><li>On-site Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Takes </li></ul><ul><li>OSHA Quick Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Comments or Corrections go to John Newquist </li></ul>