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Worker death under investigation at Thilmany Paper Mill in Kaukauna

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Posted at 10:01 AM, Aug 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-17 11:29:57-04

KAUKAUNA (NBC 26)  — A worker's death is under investigation at the Thilmany Paper Mill in Kaukauna.

According to a statement from the mill, the death happened Tuesday evening during operating hours. The mill said the worker's family was contacted.

The incident is currently under investigation by both regional emergency response and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

"We express our deepest condolences during this difficult time. We have no further details but are working closely with investigators as they review the incident," the mill's statement said.

OSHA told NBC 26 the investigation could take up to six months.