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Accident: 1001098 - Employee Killed In Fall

Accident: 1001098 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/16/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11504690605/18/19922083Penford Products Co.
While waiting for his shift to end, Employee #1 was looking out a wall opening used for material and equipment handling. He apparently leaned on the four chains used for a guardrail across the opening. The four clip devices, used on each end of the chains to secure them in a horizontal position, broke. The employee fell 31 ft 9 in. to the blacktop and was killed.
Keywords: chain, guardrail, unsecured, work rules, equipment failure, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115046906 Fatality Other Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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