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Accident: 200923605 - Employee Is Found Dead In Elevator Shaft

Accident: 200923605 -- Report ID: 0355125 -- Event Date: 06/13/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31715851706/13/20131796Schindler Elevator Corporation

On June 13, 2013, Employee #1 was repairing an elevator in a 4-story office building. The employee was found in the elevator shaft caught in between the elevator cab and an I-beam. Emergency Medical Service was called, and Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Keywords: beam, unconsciousness, repair, caught between, elevator, elevator shaft
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317158517 Fatality Other Elevator installers and repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Elevator (struck by elevator or counter-weights)

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