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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14328629 - Employee Killed In Fall Under Elevator Car

Accident: 14328629 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 12/29/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10247680112/29/19929641Usda Food And Nutrition Service
Employee #1 was trapped in an elevator during a power outage. She forced open the car door to exit the elevator and climbed feet first into an approximately 2 ft space between the shaft car and the floor. When her feet hit the floor, she fell backward into the elevator opening under the car and was killed.
Keywords: fall, elevator, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102476801 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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