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Accident: 201041209 - Employee Injured In Fall Into Elevator Pit

Accident: 201041209 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 10/21/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30570268010/22/20021796Amtech Elevator Services
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on October 21, 2002, Employee #1, an Amtech Elevator Services technician, was working at the Vegas Tower Apartments. He fell off a 6-ft portable step ladder 5 ft into an elevator pit that was being upgraded with new electrical systems, control units, and motors. Employee #1 sustained serious injuries to his head, arm, and back. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, stepladder, construction, back, pit, fall, arm, concussion, elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305702680 Hospitalized injury Concussion Elevator installers and repairers

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