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Accident: 202567632 - Employee Fractures Pelvis On Freight Elevator And Dies

Accident: 202567632 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31581299007/07/20117941Greater Miami Baseball Club Limited Partnership
On July 3, 2011, Employee #1 was assisting in the transfer of folding stadium chairs from ground level to a mezzanine using a freight elevator. The freight elevator was not to be used for personnel and was posted as such. Employee #1 got into the elevator and radioed for the employee on the mezzanine level to "push the button" to start the lift. As the elevator started moving upward, Employee #1 got his foot caught by a structural member, fracturing his pelvis. Employee #1 was 72 years old and died the next day at the hospital of complications.
Keywords: fracture, caught by, pelvis, elevator, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315812990 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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