47 COR 40-8291 [¶23,041R]

SAFE PRACTICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTION, MISCELLANEOUS SAFE PRACTICES – CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY FOR CLEANING, REPAIRING, SERVICING, SETTING-UP, AND ADJUSTING OPERATIONS OF PRIME MOVERS, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING LOCKOUT/TAGOUT, CLEANING, SERVICING AND ADJUSTING OPERATIONS Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 3314(c) (2020) –  Employer failed to de-energize or disengage and/or mechanically block a conveyor when an employee was unjamming it, a serious, accident-related violation. Employer failed to show an exception to the safety order applied, or that it provided adequate supervision to assure effective enforcement of its safety rules.

Digest of COSHAB’s Decision After Reconsideration dated April 20, 2020, Inspection No. 1199473.


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