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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1132428.015 - Saipan Lau Lau Development Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Honolulu Area Office


Inspection Nr: 1132428.015
Report ID: 0936300
Date Opened: 03/15/2016

Site Address:
Saipan Lau Lau Development Inc.
Kagman Iii Kagman
Saipan, MP 96950

Mailing Address:
Pmb 1020 P.O. Box 10000, Saipan, MP 96950

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 721110/Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/24/2016


Case Closed: 08/11/2016

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1072215 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $3,500
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 07/11/2016 $3,500 $3,500 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 83682.015
Event: 03/13/2016
Worker Falls From The Top Of A Service Elevator Car And Is K

At 9:06 p.m. on March 13, 2016, Employee #1, a heating and air conditioning work er, was troubleshooting an inoperative service elevator assisting Employee #2, a building maintenance technician. Employee #2 noticed a slight gap between eleva tor doors and requested assistance of Employee #1. Using a screwdriver, Employee #1 checked for debris around the elevator door sill keeping the doors from clos ing. Since no obstructions were found, Employee #1 told Employee #2 to remain o n the 1st floor, while Employee #1 went to the 2nd floor to access the top of th e elevator car to check for obstructions at the car top. Once on the 2nd floor, Employee #1 used the elevator emergency door key retrieved from the maintenance office to unlock the doors and gain access to the top of the elevator car. Emplo yee #1 asked Employee #2 to close the elevator door by pushing the doors togethe r. Shortly thereafter, Employee #2 heard the elevator move upward and saw the 7 th floor indicator light flashing. At about 6:15 PM, the building maintenance te chnician contacted the facility maintenance supervisor and notified the front de sk to call 911. At about 6:40 PM, the facility maintenance supervisor arrived, c ontacted a local elevator representative to assist in locating Employee #1. At a round 6:50 PM, the elevator representative arrived and found Employee #1 at the bottom of the service elevator shaft. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance t o the emergency room. Employee #1 died from intracranial hemorrhage.

Keywords:caught between, elevator, fall, fall protection, lockout/tagout, struck against

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1132428.015 Fatality Not specified mechanics and repairers
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