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Hamlet, North Carolina / Food Processing Plant Fire / Safety Inspection #340573

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hamlet, North Carolina: Erin Hayes) Evidence that workers died in yesterday's fire in a chicken processing plant in Hamlet, North Carolina, because fire doors were locked featured; scenes shown from site. [Two WORKERS - comment.] Concern that similar things could happen in other plants because of lack of inspections detailed. [Food and Commercial Workers Union Deborah BERKOWITZ - criticizes OSHA.] [OSHA Alan McMILLEN - says legislation puts the responsibility on the employer.] [North Carolina department of labor John BROOKS - comments on safety issue.]

Reporter(s):
Hayes, Erin;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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