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Accident: 200461929 - Employee Falls Into Elevator Pit And Is Killed

Accident: 200461929 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 04/15/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30810683004/15/20051796Otis Elevator Company
On April 15, 2005, Employee #1 was struck by a falling wire rope while working around the elevator shaft. This caused Employee #1 to fall 20 ft into the elevator pit. Employee #1 suffered fatal injuries.
Keywords: wire rope, fall, struck by, falling object, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 34 380 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308106830 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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