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Accident: 62369.015 - Employee Crushed By Freight Elevator And Is Killed

Accident: 62369.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 05/30/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
978846.01505/30/2014Restoration & Waterproofing Contractors Inc
At 10:15 a.m. on May 30, 2014, an employee was riding on a freight elevator from the 1st floor to the 2nd floor. The employee began coughing and fell to the flo or of the elevator as it was moving upward. The employee's head got head caught between the top of the elevator floor and the bottom of the 2nd floor. The emp loyee was wearing a hard hat that fell off and down between the wall of the elev ator shaft and the elevator floor to the pit in the basement. The employee was k illed from their injuries.
Keywords: caught in, elevator, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 978846.015 41 M Fatality Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Interior masonry

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