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Accident: 200541431 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Elevator Car

Accident: 200541431 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 04/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30904529204/13/20061741Mariani & Richards, Inc.
Employee #1 stuck his head into the opening of an elevator shaft to ascertain the location of the freight elevator car. He was struck and killed by the moving car. Investigation showed the hoist way vision panel was missing.
Keywords: head, guard, construction, caught between, struck by, elevator, door, unguarded, elevator shaft, poor visibility
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309045292 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Elevator (struck by elevator or counter-weights)

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