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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1345188.015 - Refrigerant Recycling Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Hawaii

Nr: 1345188.015Report ID: 0951510Open Date: 09/04/2018

Refrigerant Recycling Inc
3951 Puhi Rd.Null
Lihue, HI 96766
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities
Mailing: 1000 Bishop St. Ste. 1200null, Honolulu, HI 96813

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/04/2018
Emphasis: S:HhpiClose Case:11/05/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1381457 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $11,410 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,410
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 12-60-2(B)(2)(B) 10/08/2018 10/18/2018 $5,705 $5,705 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002A Serious 12-60-2(B)(4)(B) 10/08/2018 10/18/2018 $5,705 $5,705 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 12-60-2(B)(4)(C) 10/08/2018 10/18/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 10/08/2018 10/12/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02002 Other 19040033 A 10/08/2018 10/18/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109113.015Event: 09/04/2018Employee Incurs Burns In Explosion
At 12:00 a.m. on September 04, 2018, an employee was operating a Terex Excavator , Model Number TXC255-2, I.D. Number DHNHEXPOH80040023. The excavator was equip ped with a shearing arm attachment that was being used to separate heavy scrap m etal. The excavator had started to move a metal gang/job box from the scrap pile at the time of an explosion and release of a concentrated gas both of unknown o rigin. The employee sustained 2nd and 3rd degree burns to the hands and lower ar m, the leg, the torso and face.
Keywords: arm, burn, excavator, explosion, face, gas, hand, leg, scrap metal, torso
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345188.015 Hospitalized injury

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