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Accident: 200022812 - Employee Fell Down Elevator Shaft

Accident: 200022812 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 12/23/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30597481812/23/20021796Otis Elevator Company
Employee #1 was riding a load in an elevator shaft when the lifting eye came loose and the load dropped to the pit. Employee #1 died from his injuries.
Keywords: riding on equipment, fall, load line, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 45 250 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305974818 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:65
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Fall, other

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