Accident Report Detail
Accident: 753558 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Elevator Parts
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|101350338||07/22/1988||1796||United States Elevator Corporation|
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on July 21, Employee #1 was on elevator #2 while elevator #1, the adjacent elevator, was being operated. Employee #1 got too close to the counterweights on elevator #1 and his clothing became snagged by the moving apparatus. He was thrown onto the counterweights as they moved upward at a rate of 350 ft/min. Employee #1 was crushed and killed between the counterweights and two horizontal beams.
|1||101350338||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|