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Accident: 100852.015 - Employee Working In Elevator Pit Is Injured When Elevator De

Accident: 100852.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278142.01511/17/2017Lotus Construction, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on November 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in carpentry work for the construction of a three-story residential structure. He was in the elevator pit, below the elevator car, and installing wood trim to the elevator doors. The elevator car unexpectedly began to descend. It moved slowly, and Employee #1 was able to exit the elevator pit, but not before he sustained injuries. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for injuries to his head and back/spine.
Keywords: caught in, residential construction, head, lockout/tagout, spine, back, carpenter, elevator shaft, elevator, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1278142.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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