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Title: OSHA Enforcement Update e Richard L. Burns-Compliance


1
OSHA Enforcement Updatee
Richard L. Burns-Compliance Officer OSHA
Columbus Area Office January 15, 2010
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Key Issues is OSHAs Big Picture
  • Enforcement OSHA is significantly beefing up
    enforcement
  • New Regulations OSHA is moving forward on
    Regulatory Agenda items
  • Cooperative Programs OSHA is reviewing programs
    to ensure that they are effective
  • Pandemic Influenza Businesses must be prepared
    with a plan to protect workers

3
Key Issues
  • OSHA raising its penalties (?) ? not simply to
    punish, but to provide a disincentive to those
    who accept worker injuries as an unavoidable
    part of the cost of doing business.
  • Globally Harmonized System of Classification and
    Labeling of Hazardous Chemicals

4
Key Issues
  • President Barack Obama has nominated a
    distinguished scientist at George Washington
    University, David Michaels, who has an impressive
    academic record, as head of OSHA

5
OSHAs Mission
Assure so far as possible every working man and
woman in the nation safe and healthful working
conditions
6
Is there a need for OSHA?
Each year...
  • Nearly 6,000 workplace fatalities
  • 50,000 deaths from workplace-related illnesses
  • 5.7 million non-fatal workplace injuries
  • Injuries alone cost U.S. businesses over 125
    billion

Source - OSHA Publication 2056
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Madison Trench Collapse
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Chicago North Trench Collapse
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Electronics Recycling Facility
10
Section 11(b)
  • Recalcitrant noncompliant employers
  • Court process in which OSHA citation becomes
    enforceable order of the Court
  • Several cases have been successfully filed and
    Orders from the Court obtained
  • Midwest Rack, American Alpha, Ioan Tampa/European
    Craft, Orlowski Construction, Ric-Man, Ace
    Grease, Tyler Pipe
  • Contempt of Court petition filed, 9/07, with the
    Seventh Circuit Court Appeals in regards to
    Midwest Rack
  • Additional filings are under consideration

11
Severe Violators Enforcement Program
  • Four CATEGORIES of SVEP!
  • FATCAT gt 1 WF, R, FTA related to the incident
  • High Emphasis Hazard gt 2 W, R, or FTA related
    to HE hazards
  • Potential Release of Highly Hazardous Chemical
    gt 3 W,R, or FTA related to hazards of the
    chemical release
  • All Egregious cases

12
SVEP High Emphasis Hazards
  • Fall Hazards
  • Amputation Hazards
  • Combustible Dust Hazards
  • Crystalline Silica Hazards
  • Lead Hazards
  • Excavation/Trenching Hazards

13
Columbus Fatality Employee caught in Machine
14
Peoria Roofing Fatality Fall Through Skylight
15
Criminal Prosecution Recommendations
  • Willful violations of a standard directly related
    to a fatality - case may be prosecuted through
    DOJ/USA
  • L.E. Myers sentencing May 2006 (on appeal)
  • InsluFoam Plea Agreement
  • Columbus AO
  • Roofing contractors superintendant 3 felony
    counts - obstruction of justice (Peoria)
  • Other cases pending review by DOJ/USA

16
Workplace Safety Data
  • 369,000 lives saved since passage of OSHAct in
    1970
  • Costs associated with disabling injuries
  • 48.3 billion in direct costs annually
  • 145 290 billion in indirect costs annually

AFC-CIO 2008 Profile
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FY 2005 FY 2009Inspections Conducted
18
Total OSHA Inspections FY 09
19
FY 2005 FY 2009 Programmed vs. Unprogrammed
20
FY 2005 FY 2009Percent Complaint Inspections
21
FY 2005 FY 2009Percent Follow-Up Inspections
22
FY 09 Follow-up
23
FY 2005 FY 2009Percent Construction Inspections
24
FY 09 Construction
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FY 2005 FY 2009 Inspections In-Compliance
26
FY 2005 FY 2009Total Violations Issued
27
FY 2005 FY 2009 Total Violations Issued As
Serious
28
FY 2005 FY 2009 Total Violations Issued As
Serious, Willful, Repeat, Unclass
29
FY 2005 FY 2009 NIC Inspections With Only
Other-Than-Serious Violations Cited
30
FY 09 Willful Violations
31
FY 09 Willful Penalties
32
FY 2005 FY 2009Percent Inspections With
Violations Contested
33
FY 2005 FY 2009Criminal Referrals
34
FY 2005 FY 2009Average Penalty Per Serious
Violation
35
FY 2005 FY 2009Average Penalty Per Serious
Violation (Private Sector)
36
FY 09 Penalty per Serious
37
FY 2005 FY 2009Significant Cases
38
FY 2005 FY 2009Fatality Investigations
39
FY 2009 Top 10 Most Cited Standards(Construction
Industry)
  • General Safety Health Provisions
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Head Protection
  • Scaffolds, Training Requirements
  • Specific Excavations Requirements
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall Protection
  • Ladders
  • Fall Protection, Training Requirements
  • Hazard Communication

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FY 2009 Top 10 Most Cited Standards(General
Industry)
  • Electrical, General Requirements
  • Machine Guarding
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus
  • General Duty Clause
  • Hazard Communication
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Electrical, Wiring Methods
  • Powered Industrial Trucks

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Meanwhile back in Chicagoland
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FY 10 National Emphasis Programs
  • Chemical plants / PSM
  • Amputations
  • Trenching
  • Crystalline Silica
  • Lead
  • Combustible Dust
  • Federal Agency Targeting
  • Air Traffic Control Towers
  • Flavorings (in development)
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Recordkeeping

45
Recordkeeping NEP
  • 5 inspections per Area Office in FY2010
  • Targets companies that report low DART rates and
    are in a SIC that has a high DART rate
  • Focus is years 2007 and 2008

46
Targets Include
  • Animal Slaughtering
  • Foundries
  • Concrete Pipe Mfg
  • Soft Drink Bottled Water Mfg
  • Rolling Mills
  • Nursing Homes
  • Refrigerated Warehousing
  • Motor Vehicle Seating Trim Mfg
  • Airlines
  • Couriers
  • Manufactured Mobile Home Mfg
  • Dairies
  • Seafood Canning
  • Marine Cargo
  • Poultry Processing

47
Purpose of Dust NEP
  • Inspect facilities that generate or handle
    combustible dusts
  • Metal dust such as aluminum and magnesium.
  • Wood dust
  • Coal and other carbon dusts.
  • Plastic dust and additives
  • Biosolids
  • Other organic dust such as sugar, flour, paper,
    soap, and dried blood.
  • Certain textile materials

48
Safety and Health Information Bulletin
  • Purpose
  • Background
  • Elements of a Dust Explosion
  • Facility Dust Hazard Assessment
  • Dust Control
  • Ignition Control
  • Damage Control
  • Training
  • References

49
Combustible Dust Types
of Dust Involved in Incidents
50
Types of Industries Involved in Dust Incidents
51
Hexavalent ChromiumOSHA Permissible Limits
  • General Industry
  • Old 29 CFR 1910.1000 Z-2 0.100 mg/M3 Ceiling
    (Cr3)
  • New 29 CFR 1910.1026 0.005 mg/M3 TWA (Cr VI)

52
Hexavalent Chromium Compliance Dates
  • 20 and more employees 11/27/2006
  • 19 and fewer employees 5/30/2007
  • Engineering control compliance date for all
    employers is almost four years from the
    publication 5/31/2010

53
Hexavalent ChromiumIndustries/Operations
  • Chromate manufacture
  • Plating
  • Chrome pigment and dye manufacturing
  • Paint and coating manufacturing
  • Spray painting
  • Steel production
  • Ferrochromium production see FR pgs
    10257-59

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Most Common Exposures Hex Chrome
  • Welding
  • Chromium is converted to chrome VI by high
    temperature and oxygen
  • Plating
  • Chrome VI in the plating bath
  • Painting or removing paint
  • Chrome VI in the coating material

55
Region V Local Emphasis Programs Planned for FY10
  • American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Sites
    All Area Offices
  • Fall Hazards in Construction all Area Offices
  • Primary Metal Industries currently OH WI
  • High Rise Building Construction in Downtown
    Chicago Calumet City
  • Building Renovation/Rehabilitation (Gut Rehab)
    Calumet City, Milwaukee, Appleton, all OH AOs
  • Amputation Targeting in GI all AOs
  • Powered Industrial Vehicles all AOs

56
ARRA LEPs for Region V
  • ARRA Funded Construction at Federal Facilities
  • ARRA Funded Construction, Maintenance, Demolition
    Work on Roadways, Bridges, Airport Runways
    Terminals funded
  • Proposed LEP - ARRA Funded Energy Related
    Projects (e.g., ethanol bio-fuel facilities,
    wind farms, battery manufacturing, updates to the
    electric power transmission distribution grid,
    etc.)

57
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
(ARRA)
  • 787.2 billion
  • Improving transportation infrastructure
  • Developing green energy
  • Improving electrical power grid
  • Reinforcing federal infrastructure

58
Contingency Planning
  • Pandemic Influenza Preparedness
  • Develop a Disaster Plan which includes
  • Impact of pandemic on employees
  • Education of employees on the pandemic
  • Protection of employees during a pandemic
  • Policies procedures to be implemented
  • Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Resources
  • OSHA 3328 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and
    Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and
    Healthcare Employers
  • OSHA 3327 Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for
    an Influenza Pandemic
  • Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist at
    http//www.pandemicflu.gov/plan/businesschecklist.
    html

59
OSHAs Cooperative Programs
  • Alliance Program
  • OSHA Strategic Partnership Program
  • Voluntary Protection
  • Programs
  • Consultation Program SHARP

60
Region V VPP Sites 360 Total (Fed and State -
9/30/2009)
Through 9/30/2009
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VPP Region V
  • For CY 2008
  • Dart rates for our companies in Region V were 65
    below industry average.
  • TCIR rates for our companies in Region V were 50
    below industry average.
  • OSHA
  • 8 Area Offices in
  • 1 Area Office pending final approval

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Resources
  • www.osha.gov
  • Compliance Assistance Specialists in OSHA offices
  • On-site Consultation
  • Quick Takes http//www.osha.gov/as/opa/quicktakes
  • OSHA Quick Cards
  • OTI and Education Centers

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