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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1255720.015 - Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock


Inspection Nr: 1255720.015
Report ID: 0627100
Open Date: 08/16/2017

Site Address:
Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc.
801 N Jefferson St
Springdale, AR 72764

Mailing Address:
801 N Jefferson St, Springdale, AR 72764

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/16/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:09/10/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1251530 Yes
Inspection 1255873 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $38,025 $0 $69,713 $0 $0 $107,738
Current Penalty $42,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $42,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 II B 10/30/2017 11/14/2017 $10,000 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I B 10/30/2017 11/14/2017 $10,000 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A03 II 10/30/2017 11/14/2017 $10,000 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 02001 Serious 19100147 A02 II B 10/30/2017 11/14/2017 $12,000 $69,713 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 98245.015
Event: 08/09/2017
Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Extruder While Clearing

At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 9, 2017, an employee was attempting to clea r a jam in the extruder. As the employee reached into machine to push to produc t through, his hand was caught in extruder guillotine resulting in amputation of fingers on right hand by the cutter head. The employee was hospitalized and tre ated for his injuries.

Keywords:amputation, caught in, finger, jammed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1255720.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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