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Accident: 200830883 - Employee Burned To Death In An Elevator

Accident: 200830883 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 12/25/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30760450412/27/20047381Arvern Associates Inc
At approximately 8:50 p.m. on December 25, 2004, Employee #1, a security guard of a multi-story building, responded to a fire. A canvas garbage bin on the fifth floor was on fire. In an attempt to remove the smoldering bin from the area, Employee #1 pulled the bin into an elevator. The fire accelerated in the elevator and Employee #1 burned to death.
Keywords: burn, heat, fire, security guard, elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307604504 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Guards and police, excluding public service

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