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Accident: 170664072 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Elevator Shaft

Accident: 170664072 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 05/24/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10686591805/24/19951795Liberty Contracting Corporation
Employee #1, a construction demolition laborer, and four coworkers were working in Manhattan on temporary platforms made of planks and plywood. Employee #1 was not wearing a safety belt or harness. The crew had removed the cover from a nearby elevator shaft an hour earlier that morning and Employee #1 fell six stories in the elevator shaft. He died of multiple injuries. The investigation concentrated on review of the fall protection precautions used at this worksite. Citations were issued for fall protection violations, among other violations resulting from a comprehensive worksite inspection.
Keywords: demolition, work rules, safety belt, construction, fall, fall protection, unguarded, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106865918 Fatality Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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