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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1259242.015 - Casella Recycling Llc

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

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

Casella Recycling Llc
14 Bunker Hill Industrial Park
Charlestown, MA 02129
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities
Mailing: 24 Bunker Hill Industrial Park, Charlestown, MA 02129

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:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1257880 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
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 Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  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

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98549.015Event: 08/25/2017Employee 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 button 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 caught it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, door, lockout/tagout, hand, amputation, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1259242.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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