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Accident: 202340063 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Elevator

Accident: 202340063 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 12/06/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30494427512/07/20017011Hotel Carter
Employee #1, a hotel maintenance superintendent, was on the top of a passenger elevator car while attempting to repair the car doors. The electro-mechanical door interlocks had been bypassed by the application of a jumper wire between the appropriate terminals in the control room. An unplanned start up caused the elevator car to move upward crushing and killing Employee #1 between the car and the hoistway door opening.
Keywords: repair, hoist, lockout, crushed, elevator, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304944275 Fatality Other Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers

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