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Accident: 202341830 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Elevator Door

Accident: 202341830 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31122460407/20/20073999Vornado Realty Trust
On July 19, 2007, Employee #1 was exiting an elevator with several packages on a hand truck when he was struck by the elevator door on his right shoulder and crushed. The elevator door was a single metal slab with an estimated weight of 800 pounds. The door opened upward, and came crashing down when its counterweight let loose.
Keywords: shoulder, counterbalance, crushed, elevator, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311224604 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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