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Accident: 66329.015 - Employee Crushed By Elevator And Is Killed

Accident: 66329.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 08/15/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
990492.01508/15/2014United States Elevator, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on August 15, 2014, Employee #1 was working on top of an elevator car, attempting to trouble shoot the elevator floor selector and magnets. The em ployee stepped off of the car and onto an adjacent horizontal beam. While standi ng on the beam, the counterweight for a neighboring elevator began to move. The employee's head became caught between the counterweight and horizontal beam, cru shing his skull and killing him.
Keywords: beam, caught between, confined space, crushed, elevator, elevator shaft, head, riding on equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 990492.015 25 M Fatality

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