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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1348531.015 - Ifco Recycling Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Pr Caguas

Nr: 1348531.015Report ID: 0257220Open Date: 09/24/2018

Ifco Recycling Inc
Carr. 189 Km 3.8 Interior Bo. Navarro
Gurabo, PR 00778
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities
Mailing: Po Box 191744, San Juan, PR 00919

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/19/2018
Close Case:02/20/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1384808 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $2,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 6 A 01/29/2019 $2,450 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109411.015Event: 09/21/2018Employee Is Pinned By Metal Piece And Sustains Multiple Frac
At 12:45 p.m. on September 14, 2018, an employee and his coworkers were working with a large metal piece while assembling a metal baler. The metal piece was lowered by a crane and placed onto the ground and left standing without supports. The employee attempted to insert a cylinder inside the metal piece and it tipped over. The metal piece pinned the employed to the ground and he sustained a fracture to his hip and upper body.
Keywords: overturn, crane, hip, metal bar, fracture, baler, pinned
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1348531.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Waste/Debris Collector

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