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Accident: 202542486 - Employee Dies From Fall From Elevator Shaft

Accident: 202542486 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/08/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31485874702/08/20111796Elevator Dynamics Inc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on February 8, 2011, Employee # 1 was found dead on top of an elevator car in a building located at Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. Per evidences presented on the scene, the worker suffered a fatal fall from an adjacent elevator top (elevator #5) to elevator #4. The body was found on top of elevator #4 located at the west side of the building with doors facing east. The elevator #4 was stationary between first floor and second floor.
Keywords: fall, elevator, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314858747 Fatality Fracture Engineering technicians, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:15
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Fall, other

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