Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14328629 Event: 12/29/1992Employee Killed In Fall Under Elevator Car
Employee #1 was trapped in an elevator during a power outage. She forced open the car door to exit the elevator and climbed feet first into an approximately 2 ft space between the shaft car and the floor. When her feet hit the floor, she fell backward into the elevator opening under the car and was killed.
Keywords: fall, elevator, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102476801 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.