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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201860236 - Employee Crushed On Top Of An Elevator

Accident: 201860236 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 12/01/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31450587612/01/20101796Schindler Elevator Corporation
An employee had been working alone. He was found unresponsive in an elevator pit, caught between an elevator car and a fixed ladder. The elevators had not been properly deenergized or locked out. The employee died of injuries sustained in the accident.
Keywords: amputated, crushed, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314505876 Fatality Amputation Industrial machinery repairers FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Elevator (struck by elevator or counter-weights)

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