STATE OF WASHINGTON

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
Division of Occupational Safety and Health PO Box 44600 • Olympia, Washington 98504-4600

June 21, 2011 CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND 280 Madison Ave N Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 Inspection: UBI: Region: Inspector: Reference: 314751488 189002241 3-Health BRIAN SAHLI (P5253) 203065552

Dear Employer: Enclosed are the results of the safety and health inspection of your workplace. This packet contains:

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~ Citation Invoice - No penalties were assessed. Citation and Notice of Assessment -Washingt -ative Code (WAC) Violations. Employer Appeal Rights - You have 15wo.....,." ...'...,aysto appeal this citation.

You must immediately post this Citation an~, ' . f Assessment at or near where the violation( s) occurred, where employees can easily find and read it .' '. ere employees normally receive posted information. All postings must remain until you have c.on~!( II violations, or for three working days, whichever is longer. "Working day" means a calendar day, Saturdays, Sundays and all legal state holidays.

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The Occupational Safety and H Health (DOSH) inspection re provisions of the Federal E If you have questions, Respectfully,

~'nistration (OSHA) publishes Division of Occupational Safety and on the Internet at www.osha.gov, since this information is available under ofInformation Act. It is posted 30 days after the date the results are issued. at (253) 596-3911.

the compliance supervisor, DAVID JOHNSON,

Michael A. Silverstein Assistant Director Division of Occupational Safety & Health

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Citation Invoice
Inspection: 314751488
Issued: Opening Conference: Closing Conference: Inspector: June 21, 2011 February 18,2011 May 24, 2011 BRIAN SAHLI
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UBI: Legal Name: DBA Name: Inspection Site:

189002241 CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND 240'Weaver Rd., Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110

No penalties were assessed.

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Citation and Notice of Assessment
Inspection: 314751488

CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND

240 Weaver Rd. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Issued: Opening Conference: Closing Conference: Inspector:

June 21, 2011 February 18,2011 May 24, 2011
BRIAN SAHLI P5253

Violation 1 Item 1 WAC 296-843-11005

Violation Type: General

The employer did not ensure a preliminary site evaluation was mpleted before allowing employees to enter the site. Cited for not completing a preliminary site evalua,til>(._-'-'tIr"",,· the Strawberry Plant site. Not completing the preliminary site evaluation can re on the site and taking appropriate actions to protect Collect or develop the following information t ployees not being knowledgeable of the hazards

time needed to cover all pk ~~tivities site's topography and allays access the site current status and capcaJ,if. s of any emer~ency response team assisting during an emergency safety and health h3l"1'%~xpected at the site * The hazardous sub~ta:A~d h~a1th hazards at the site, including their chemical and physical properties * All hazardous substanJi.dlsperslOn pathways * An emergency response plan

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Have a qualified person evaluate the preliminary site information to identify: site hazards and risks * The most appropriate methods to protect employees * Conditions that have the potential to cause death or serious harm, including potential inhalation or skin absorption hazards that are immediately dangerous to life or health (lDLH) - Examples include: -Confined space entry -Potentially explosive or flammable environments -Visible vapor clouds -Areas where plants or animals have died

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related to specific on-site hazardous substances and health hazards

- Examples include: -Exposures exceeding the permissible exposure limits (PELs) or published exposure levels
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Citation and Notice of Assessment
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-IDLH concentrations -Potential skin absorption and irritation sources -Potential eye irritation sources -Explosion sensitivity and flammability ranges -Oxygen deficient atmospheres Have a qualified person prepare an initial site characterization and analysis for the site to: known and suspected health and safety hazards for the site in selecting control methods to protect employees from site hazards Brief employees on site conditions before any work starts Initiate the site-specific health and safety plan (HASP) ~

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process for work on the hazardous waste site. MTCA (Method A Sod Cleanup Level for

Consultant samphng confirmed lead, mercury and.p~Ceeded Unrestricted Land Uses) on the strawberry Plan;"._tJ~''''''t>.

Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessed penalty: $0.00

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Violation lItem 2· WAC 296-843-12005

Violation Type: General

The employer did not ensure the development of a written Health and Safety Plan (HASP) for the hazardous waste site before beginning hazardous waste operations. Cited for not developing a written Health and Safety Plan for the Strawberry Plant site. Employees who do not benefit from a written Health and Safety Plan are more likely to become injured due to lack of knowledge of hazards and methods to control or prevent those hazards. You must:

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a written HASP for each hazardous waste s.... ··""~I§'.·FORE beginning hazardous waste operations.

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Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessed penalty: $0.00

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Violation 1 Item 3 WAC 296-843-15005

Violation Type: General

The employer did not establish and implement decontamination procedures before any worker or equipment entered a contaminated area. Cited for not establishing and implementing decontamination procedures before workers and equipment entered the strawberry plant site. Not establishing and implementing decontamination procedures can put employees and others at risk of exposure to contamination.

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implement, and communicate decontamination" . i{c\tl.utes to all workers, to include the following:

- Standard operating procedures to minimize worker c -Ha,z~rd~us ,substa~ce~, . . .. ~ -Contaminated equipment, ()" - Decontaminating an:

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-Wo~kers leavin~ a contam..i.n~t.e. ar~.. ~~.~ ~... . -Equipment leavmg a contammat~~ - Decontamin.ati~g, clean~~g.,~ering, repairing, or replacing protective clothing or equipment (PPE) as needed to mamtam 'effecti er . - Immediate removal o~'· .g, such as cotton coveralls, wet with hazardous substances and use of the nearest shower. -,-- Decontaminate or dispose of clothing before removal from the work zone. - Periodically monitoring procedures for effectiveness by the site safety and health supervisor. - Correct your procedures when found ineffective. - Establish decontamination areas to minimize contact of contaminated employees and equipment with uncontaminated employees or equipment. - Make sure only authorized employees remove protective clothing or equipment from changing rooms. - Inform commercial laundries or cleaning establishments about the potentially harmful effects from exposure to hazardous substances. - Properly decontaminate or dispose of decontamination equipment and solvents. Consultant sampling confirmed lead, mercury and PAHs exceeded MTCA (Method A Soil Cleanup Level for Unrestricted Land Uses) on the strawberry plant site. Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessed penalty: $0.00

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Citation and Notice of Assessment
Inspection: 314751488
Violation 1 Item 4 WAC 296-843-19005(2) Violation Type: General

The employer did not ensure the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) selected provides employee protection. Cited for not providing PPE that would protect employees from exposure to contaminants including lead, mercury and PAHs at the strawberry plants site. Not providing personal protective equipment to employees can increase the likelyhood of their exposure to contaminants. Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessedpenalt· : $0.00
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Violation 1 Item 5 WAC 296-843-20005

Violation Type: General

The employer did not ensure that city employees and the contractor were informed about the nature, level and degree of exposure to hazardous substances workers are likely to encounter on the work site. Briefings for employees before any site activity started and briefing of the site specific Health and Safety Plan were not done. Cited for not informing workers about hazardous substances on site and briefing workers on the site specific Health and Safety Plan. ~ Employees who are not informed of hazards are less likel.i .. ow ~ exposure to hazards. You must:

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- The ~ature, level, and degree of e~',.... ~ hazardous substances they're likely to encounter. - All site-related emergency respo ". r cedures, - Any identified potential fire,~os OIl, health, safety, or other hazards.

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- A pre entry briefing h~re any site activity is started. - Additional briefings, as needed, to make sure that the site-specific HASP is followed. - Make sure all employees working on the site are: -Informed of any risks identified. -Trained on how to protect themselves and other workers against the site hazards and risks.

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all information to reflect current site activities and hazards. Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessed penalty: $0.00

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Violation 1 Item 6 WAC 296-843-20010

Violation Type: General

The employer did not ensure training for workers, supervisors and managers was complete prior to work beginning on the strawberry plant site where contaminated soil was excavated and removed. Cited for not training workers prior to work beginning on the contaminated Strawberry Plant site. Employees who do not benefit from training are more likely to become injured due to lack of knowledge of hazards and methods to control or prevent those hazards. Make sure workers have received twenty-four hour trainin¥~Wred hazardous waste operations. G' Make sure workers also receive site-specific training .•

Situation not believed to exist any longer. However, if this violation is identified again during future inspections, it may result in repeat or failure to abate violations which may include penalties. Assessed penalty: $0.00

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Appeal Rights
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For Employers
If you are cited for a violation of Occupational Safety and/or Health rules, you have the right to appeal the citation. You have 15 working days from the date you receive this citation to appeal. (ReW 49.17.140(1)) "Working day" means a calendar day, except Saturdays, Sundays and all legal state holidays. Your appeal must be in writing. It may be mailed, faxed, or personally delivered. Your appeal must include: • Name, address, telephone number, and fax number if available of the employer who is appealing, and for the employer's representative, if any, such as an 'attorney or interpreter. • Inspection Number (You will find this nine-digit number on your citation.) • Statement explaining: 1. What you think is wrong with the citation and any rela~; 2. How you think the citation should be changed. 3. What relief you are seeking and why. Note: Employees and/or employee representatives
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Posting requirement:
You must post your appeal documents (a You must also post all other documen S .

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this citation packet) until the appeal is resolved. this appeal.

Your appeal must inelu e: • Your name, address, telephone number, and fax number if available and the same information for anyone who is representing you, if any. • Inspection number. • Statement explaining why the correction due date should be changed.

Send all appeals to:
Assistant Director for DOSH Attn: Appeals Program PO Box 44604 Olympia, WA 98504-4604 Fax to: (360) 902-5581 or deliver to: Any L&I office For more information call the Appeals Program: (360) 902-5486.

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