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Accident: 135071.015 - Employee Is Killed After Falling Down Elevator Shaft

Accident: 135071.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/06/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1526979.01504/12/2021Ballinger Home Health Inc
At 12:15 p.m. on April 6, 2021, an employee was standing on a ladder in front of an open elevator shaft attempting to disengage a winch lock. The worker lost hi s balance and fell 18 feet to the bottom of the shaft, killing him.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, climbing, concrete, elevator, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, lost balance, open shaft, repair, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1526979.015 71 M Fatality Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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