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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304506645 - Meadwestvaco Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 304506645Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 02/07/2002

Meadwestvaco Corporation
1913 Fm 105
Evadale, TX 77615
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2621/Paper Mills
Mailing: P.O. Box 816, Silsbee, TX 77656

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/07/2002
Close Case:02/07/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201761509Event: 02/07/2002Employee Crushed And Killed By A Roll Of Paper
On February 7, 2002, an employee of Meadwestvaco Corporation went up to a roll wrap station to ensure one of the rolls had a bar code label on it. He stood on the trap door which subsequently opened causing the employee to fall. He was then crushed by a roll of paper, which weighs approximately 3400 pounds.
Keywords: paper roll, crushed, fall, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304506645 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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