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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1102511.015 - Cellu Tissue - Cityforest, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Eau Clair

Nr: 1102511.015Report ID: 0523900Open Date: 10/27/2015

Cellu Tissue - Cityforest, Llc
1215 East Worden Ave
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 322121/Paper (except Newsprint) Mills
Mailing: 1215 East Worden Ave, Ladysmith, WI 54848

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/29/2015
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:FallClose Case:07/27/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1032830 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $14,000 $70,000 $35,000 $0 $0 $119,000
Current Penalty $12,500 $0 $120,000 $0 $0 $132,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C01 04/21/2016 03/08/2017 $5,500 $7,000 $0 05/13/2016 R - Review Commission
  2. 01002 Serious 19100261 B01 04/21/2016 03/08/2017 $7,000 $7,000 $0 05/13/2016 R - Review Commission
  3. 02001 Repeat 19100261 B01 04/21/2016 03/08/2017 $60,000 $70,000 $0 05/13/2016 R - Review Commission
  4. 03001 Repeat 19100147 C06 I 04/21/2016 03/08/2017 $60,000 $35,000 $0 05/13/2016 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 80812.015Event: 10/27/2015Worker Is Pulled Into Moving Equipment And Is Killed
At approximately 5:00 a.m. on October 27, 2015, Employee #1 was assisting a coworker to troubleshoot a wet lap machine that had malfunctioned. The high-speed belt of the machine tracked off its rollers, causing production to stop. As Employee #1 and the coworker worked to restart the equipment, Employee #1 was pulled into the equipments moving parts. The coworker mashed the emergency stop button, which caused the wet lap machine's sheet fork to retract and strike Employee #1. Employee #1 was killed as a result of suffering multiple fractures and lacerations to his chest.
Keywords: caught in, machine guarding, laceration, paper machine, lockout/tagout, crushing, struck by, conveyor, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1102511.015 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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