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Accident: 14399232 - Employee Killed In Fall From Top Of Elevator Car

Accident: 14399232 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 09/25/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
139331309/26/19841793United Glass And Accoustical Inc
Employee #1 was a member of a five-man work crew that was inside an elevator shaft attempting to transport a 57 1/2 in. by 76 1/2 in. sheet of mirror glass from ground level to the third floor. The glass was positioned on a 70 1/2 in. by 105 in. wooden platform constructed on top of an elevator car. Employee #1 slipped from the rear of the unguarded platform and fell approximately 30 feet to the concrete floor of the pit area. He was killed.
Keywords: work rules, slip, construction, fall, elevator, unguarded, elevator shaft, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393313 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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