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Accident: 133917.015 - Employee Falls Down Elevator Shaft And Is Killed

Accident: 133917.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 03/10/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1518869.01503/10/2021Maspeth Masonry And Concrete Corp

At 7:45 a.m. on March 10, 2021, an employee worked to install masonry block on t he over-run of an elevator beam. While working, a job-made ladder failed and cau sed the scaffold to collapse. The employee fell approximately nine feet down the elevator shaft and was killed due to total body trauma.

Keywords: collapse, elevator, elevator shaft, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, installing, ladder, masonry wall, scaffold, scaffold collapse, traumatic
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   9 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1518869.015 50 M Fatality Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist: 9
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation

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