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Accident: 201250297 - Employee Is Caught In Elevator Shaft And Is Killed

Accident: 201250297 -- Report ID: 0257240 -- Event Date: 02/27/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31139067803/01/20102051Panaderia Del Suroeste Inc Dba Mercados Bakery
Employee #1 was using a home-made elevator to hoist materials from the first level to the second level in a two story building. There were no warning signs, safety devices or safety interlocks installed in the equipment or surrounding area. Employee #1 was entering the elevator on the second floor when the chain sling supporting the elevator failed. Employee #1 was caught between the edge of the floor in the second level and the upper part of the elevator car. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, equipment failure, caught between, elevator, unguarded, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311390678 Fatality Fracture Bakers

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