Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1495960.015 - Berry Global, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Eau Clair


Inspection Nr: 1495960.015
Report ID: 0523900
Date Opened: 10/06/2020

Site Address:
Berry Global, Inc.
1701 First Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Mailing Address:
1701 First Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 326112/Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet (including Laminated) Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/06/2020


Case Closed: 08/10/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1669010 Yes
Accident 1670463
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $40,959 $0 $0 $0 $0 $40,959
Current Penalty $27,306 $0 $0 $13,653 $0 $40,959
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# 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.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130077.015
Event: 10/08/2020
Employee Is Struck On Head By Rider Roller, Later Dies

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1495960.015 Fatality
Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.