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Accident: 100971.015 - Employee Installing Elevator Is Injured When Elevator Falls

Accident: 100971.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 10/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267885.01510/04/2017Northwest Elevator & Contracting, Inc
On October 4, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an elevator and lift company, was e ngaged in an elevator installation at a two-story structure. He was sitting on the elevator cage crossbeam when the cage unexpectedly descended. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for multiple back fractures and an injury to his urethra.
Keywords: back, elevator, fall, fall protection, falling object, fracture, ureter, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1267885.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Elevator installers and repairers FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation

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