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Accident: 202013892 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Elevator Shaft

Accident: 202013892 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 06/10/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30577088506/10/20031771J & A Concrete
Employee #1, a concrete worker, was using a steel hook to move a concrete pump hose. He placed the hook onto the hose and when he pulled back, the hook slipped off. He stumbled backward and slipped through the 0.25-inch steel cable surrounding the elevator shaft opening between the top cable and the mid cable. He fell into the elevator shaft and was killed.
Keywords: concrete pump, fall, lost balance, concrete, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 10 180 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305770885 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:136
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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