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Accident: 202340733 - Employee Dies From Injuries Sustained In Elevator Shaft Fall

Accident: 202340733 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 03/07/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30857719603/08/20053081Clearoll Poly Film Inc.

On March 7, 2005, Employee #1, the president of the company, was proceeding into a freight elevator to travel to another floor. After opening the elevator shaft door, he stepped into the elevator shaft. The freight elevator had not arrived at the floor. He fell approximately 14 ft to the bottom of the shaft. He was rushed to a local hospital, but died from his injuries sustained in the fall.

Keywords: plastic mfg, fall, elevator, unguarded, elevator shaft

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308577196 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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