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Accident: 14535447 - Employee Fell With Broken Freight Elevator

Accident: 14535447 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 12/07/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
64347812/10/19852077Watertown Rendering Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PUSHING A 2-WHEELED CART, LOADED WITH BONE MEAL CAKES, FROM ONE AREA OF THE PLANT TO ANOTHER. THE EMPLOYEE WAS PUSHING THE CART ACROSS THE PLATFORM OF A FREIGHT ELEVATOR WHEN THE CHAIN HOIST BROKE, CAUSING THE ELEVATOR TO FALL TO THE BASEMENT. EMPLOYEE #1 ALSO FELL TO THE BASEMENT FLOOR AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: fall, elevator, broken chain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 643478 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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