Worker death at Petaluma soap company prompts OSHA investigation

PETALUMA, Calif. (KGO) -- Petaluma police and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health are investigating the death of an employee of the Rogue Research Inc. soap company on Monday.

Cal/OSHA spokeswoman Jeanne-Mairie Duval said the male employee was caught in a mixing machine at the facility at 133 Copeland St. Cal/OSHA was informed of the incident around 2:30 p.m.

Cal/OSHA has six months to issue any citation in the incident, Duval said.

The employee's identity has not been released.
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