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Accident: 70095.015 - Employee Falls And Down An Unprotected Elevator Shaft And Is

Accident: 70095.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 01/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1019805.01501/21/2015The Dragotta Group, Llc

At 8:45 a.m. on January 21, 2015, Employee #1, the president of a construction c ompany that was the general contractor for a multiemployer building rehabilitati on, was at the project site to hold a meeting with the company's project manager , the foreman, and the electrical contractor. He could not find them at the bas ement-level shed that served as the office. As he went to look for them, Employ ee #1 fell into an unprotected elevator shaft. He fell a distance of 20 feet an d was killed.

Keywords: building, construction, elevator, elevator shaft, fall, floor opening, unguarded
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4 50 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1019805.015 61 M Fatality FallDist: 15
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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