OSHA: Investigation into contractor death at Verso facility could take 6 months
March 9, 2020
WISCONSIN RAPIDS (From news reports) -- A spokesman for OSHA says no further details will be released until an investigation into the death of a contractor at Verso is complete. Regional Director for Public Affairs and Media Relations Scott Allen said by law the investigation can take up to 6 months.
The death occurred Feb. 29 around 2 p.m. at the mill in Wisconsin Rapids.
Wisconsin Communications/Public Affairs Manager Phil Hartley issued a statement Monday saying, "An investigation of the cause of the incident is underway at the present time. Our thoughts and sympathy go out to the worker's family and co-workers."
The victim has not been identified and details about the fatal incident have not been released.