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Accident: 14513972 - Crushed Between Car Elevator And Elevator Frame

Accident: 14513972 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 10/06/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
130008610/10/19841741Charbetz Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 (OF TRICO ASSOCIATES) WAS ATTEMPTING TO TAKE A MEASUREMENT ON AN ELEVATOR USED TO HOIST CAR BODIES. THE HOIST IS ON A FULLY AUTOMATIC CAR ASSEMBLY LINE. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD DESIGNED THE ENTIRE SYSTEM AND WAS TAKING A MEASUREMENT FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW HANDLING EQUIPMENT. THE ELEVATOR CAME DOWN ONTO EMPLOYEE #1, CRUSHING HIS HEAD BETWEEN THE CAR FRAME LOCATOR AND THE SLIDE BAR (NORMALLY A 4-INCH GAP). HE WAS KILLED INSTANTLY.
Keywords: head, construction, lockout, crushed, elevator, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300086 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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