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Accident: 131766.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Caught In And Crushed By Malf

Accident: 131766.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 12/15/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1506865.01512/15/2020Seven Seas 42nd St. Llc

At 4:30 p.m. on December 15, 2020, an employee was in the basement of the buildi ng stacking produce into the dumbwaiter to be taken to the first floor for disp lay. While loading the dumbwaiter, a malfunction caused the doors to close trap ping the employee between the doors. The dumbwaiter elevator started ascending and the employee was crushed in the door opening and killed. The dumbwaiter inte rlock was not working, allowing the dumbwaiter to be operated from the first flo or.

Keywords: caught between, caught by, caught in, crushed, elevator, food preparation, food service, interlock, malfunction, mech malfunction

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1506865.015 39 F Fatality Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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