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Accident: 200850535 - Employee Killed In Fall Down Elevator Shaft

Accident: 200850535 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 11/30/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30061574712/05/19971711Number One Priority Managerial Inc.
Employee #1 was working alone at night in a building that was undergoing a gut rehabilitation. He apparently fell four floors down an empty elevator shaft and was killed. He was found at the bottom of the shaft the next day. It was not clear what Employee #1 was doing at the time of the accident.
Keywords: cover, guardrail, unguarded fl opening, barrier guard, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, floor opening, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300615747 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:40
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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