Opening in Deck on Loader Deemed S&S Violation of Safe Access Standard
- Created: Monday, 24 February 2014 15:34
- Published: Monday, 24 February 2014 15:34
By Ellen Smith
A judge slightly increased MSHA’s proposed penalty from $873 to $900 for an S&S violation of MSHA’s “safe access” standard, §56.11001, where a front-end loader had an 18-in. opening in the handrail on the deck, and the driver had to access the deck to clean the loader’s windshield.