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Accident: 202342036 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Elevator

Accident: 202342036 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 02/21/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31183152302/21/20081796Ssb Hoist Inc
On February 21, 2008, Employee #1, an elevator technician, was riding atop the car of a personnel hoist to perform lubrication and inspection. He was killed when his head became caught between a hoist car guardrail and a metal plate near the fourth/fifth floor level.
Keywords: head, maintenance, guardrail, riding on equipment, caught between, crushed, concussion, elevator, elevator shaft, lubricating
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 11 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311831523 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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