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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1259242.015 - Casella Recycling Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Boston South


Inspection Nr: 1259242.015
Report ID: 0111400
Open Date: 08/28/2017

Site Address:
Casella Recycling Llc
14 Bunker Hill Industrial Park
Charlestown, MA 02129

Mailing Address:
24 Bunker Hill Industrial Park, Charlestown, MA 02129

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/28/2017


Close Case:07/31/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1257880 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,107 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,107
Current Penalty $8,873 $0 $0 $3,802 $0 $12,675
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 Other 19100022 A01 12/15/2017 03/07/2018 $3,802 $5,432 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 I 12/15/2017 05/07/2018 $8,873 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 98549.015
Event: 08/25/2017
Employee Catches Hand In Air Lock And Amputates Hand

At 2:00 a.m. on August 25, 2017, an employee was working with 2 coworkers while installing a paddle seal on an air lock. One of the coworkers hit the wrong but ton which turned on the air lock where the employee was working with his second coworker. The employee had his hand amputated when the air lock moved and caugh t it. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, caught in, door, hand, lockout/tagout

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1259242.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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