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Accident: 76973.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Elevator Car And Is Killed

Accident: 76973.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 05/26/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1065732.01505/26/2015Otis Elevator Company
At 9:00 a.m. on May 26, 2015, an employee was trouble a shooting elevator equipm ent. The elevator car unexpectedly travelled downward, crushing the employee be tween the elevator car and the steel structure. The employee sustained a crushe d chest and head.
Keywords: access/egress, asphyxiated, caught in, confined space, crushing, electrical, elevator, head, ladder, lockout/tagout, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1065732.015 53 M Fatality Elevator installers and repairers

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