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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1545152.015 - Packaging Corporation Of America

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 5


Inspection Nr: 1545152.015
Report ID: 0454715
Date Opened: 07/30/2021

Site Address:
Packaging Corporation Of America
6715 Hwy 57
Counce, TN 38326

Mailing Address:
6715 Hwy 57, Counce, TN 38326

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 322121/Paper (except Newsprint) Mills

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/30/2021


Case Closed: 12/06/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1792655
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $700 $0 $6,100
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $700 $0 $6,100
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 Serious 19100147 C04 I 09/24/2021 10/11/2021 $5,400 $5,400 $0 10/19/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other TDLWD RULE 800-01-03-.04(3)(B)3 09/24/2021 10/19/2021 $700 $700 $0 10/19/2021 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 137685.015
Event: 07/29/2021
Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Forklift Mast

At 12:30 p.m. on July 29, 2021, an employee was using a Hyster forklift with cla mp attachment to unload a semi trailer of recycled baled cardboard. The employee was attempting to reinstall the mast chain pin back into the cylinder when the elevated mast fell and crushed him. The employee incurred multiple broken bones and head injuries and was killed.

Keywords:crushed, equipment operator, falling object, forklift, fracture, head, industrial truck, installing, loading, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, material handling, pin, powered industrial vehicle, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1545152.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified
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