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Accident: 58389.015 - Employee, Crushed By Elevator, Is Killed

Accident: 58389.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 02/21/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
959928.01502/22/2014Midsouth Elevator, Llc
At 5:15 p.m. on February 21, 2014, an employee was dispatched to a hotel to repa ir a malfunctioning elevator. The employee was working alone inside an elevator shaft trying to troubleshoot the elevator. The elevator was somehow activated a nd rose to the top floor with the employee working on top of it. The employee w as pinned between the top of the elevator and the overhead concrete ceiling. He received trauma to the chest and was killed
Keywords: crushing, elevator, elevator shaft, lockout, lockout/tagout, repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 959928.015 24 M Fatality Elevator installers and repairers

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