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Accident: 660035 - Employee Crushed Between Roof Of Elevator And Hoistway Beam

Accident: 660035 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 08/19/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10338957308/20/19871796Armor Elevator, Incorporated
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO FREE A PERSON STUCK IN AN ELEVATOR. HE RAN TO AN ADJACENT ELEVATOR AND WENT TO THE SECOND FLOOR. HE THEN OPENED THE LANDING DOOR OF THE ADJACENT ELEVATOR AND CLIMBED HALFWAY ONTO THE STUCK ELEVATOR. THE ELEVATOR MOVED AND CRUSHED THE EMPLOYEE'S CHEST BETWEEN THE ELEVATOR ROOF AND A HOISTWAY BEAM. HE WAS FATALLY INJURED.
Keywords: chest, work rules, construction, lockout, caught between, crushed, elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103389573 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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