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Accident: 657536 - Employee Crushed When Lift Platform Malfunctioned

Accident: 657536 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 05/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10114578706/11/19863535Webb-Norfolk Conveyor
EMPLOYEE #1 PRESSED THE UP BUTTON OF THE HIJACKER LIFT TO RAISE IT. WHEN HE RELEASED THE UP BUTTON THE LIFT FAILED TO STOP. HE WAS PINNED BETWEEN THE HIJACKER LIFT'S GUARDRAIL AND THE TEST ELEVATOR LIFT HE WAS ASSEMBLING. HE SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES.
Keywords: platform, pinned, crushed, elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101145787 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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