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Accident: 644088 - Employee Killed When Struck By Elevator Counterweight

Accident: 644088 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 03/21/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10989614203/21/19901731Eugene Iovine, Inc.
Employee #1 was in the basement motor of building A taking measurements near the shaft of elevator A-1. He was standing on the motor housing and leaning against the main room fence, slightly into the shaft. As he was leaning, he was struck by the counterweight and pinned against the motor room fence. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: counterbalance, pinned, construction, struck by, falling object, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109896142 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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