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Accident: 200850741 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Elevator Pit

Accident: 200850741 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 11/05/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30061915211/06/19987699Horizon Elevator Co.
Employee #1, an elevator maintenance worker, was standing on elevator #3 while he tried to fix elevator #2. As he jumped from elevator #3 to elevator #2, elevator #3 was activated and he became pinned in the raceway piping. Employee #1 then fell into the pit for elevator #2, and was killed.
Keywords: repair, pinned, work rules, lockout, caught between, pit, fall, elevator, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300619152 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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