Inspection: 1495960.015 - Berry Global, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Eau Clair
Berry Global, Inc.
1701 First Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
1701 First Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 326112/Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet (including Laminated) Manufacturing
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 10/06/2020
Case Closed: 08/10/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||19100147 C06 II||04/02/2021||04/30/2021||$13,653||$13,653||$0||04/23/2021||F - Formal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||19100147 C07 I||04/02/2021||04/30/2021||$13,653||$13,653||$0||04/23/2021||F - Formal Settlement|
|3.||01003A||Serious||19100147 D04 I||04/02/2021||04/30/2021||$13,653||$13,653||$0||04/23/2021||F - Formal Settlement|
|4.||01003B||Serious||19100147 D03||04/02/2021||04/30/2021||$0||$0||$0||04/23/2021||F - Formal Settlement||Citation has been deleted.|
|5.||01003C||Serious||19100147 D04 I||04/02/2021||04/30/2021||$0||$0||$0||04/23/2021||F - Formal Settlement||Citation has been deleted.|
At 8:13 a.m. on October 5, 2020, an employee was preparing to string cast extrus ion line 25. The employee went through the light curtains and ducked under the w inder spindle. The employee proceeded further into the machine and stepped onto the inbound roll changer safety mat that was in front of the spindle. The employ ee found the spindle rope tangled and needed to untangle it to continue threadin g the line. When the employee stepped on the safety mat, the carriage moved forw ard causing the rider roller to fall forward and strike the employee on the head . The employee then fell to the floor striking his head on the ground. The emplo yee was transported to the hospital and died from the head trauma three days lat er.
Keywords:blunt force trauma, falling object, head, struck by