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Accident: 14307383 - Employee Decapitated By Elevator Drive Machinery

Accident: 14307383 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/30/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1803152606/03/19857538George Lomano
An employee was either inspecting or repairing the drive machinery for a freight elevator. He was struck by the drum on the machinery and decapitated. This event occurred in the machine room on the roof level of a four-story warehouse. The elevator had been inoperative the previous 6 days. The service and repair of this elevator was assigned to a private company whose representatives had inspected the machine room an hour before the accident.
Keywords: head, repair, lockout, struck by, elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18031526 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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