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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14323687 Event: 02/19/1991Employee Killed When Crushed By Elevator
Employee, #1, a maintenance manager, was drilling a peep hole in the roof of a passenger elevator in order to catch vandals who were writing obscenities on the walls of the elevator. He was crushed to death between the elevator and shaft wall. Employee #1 was performing this task of his own accord.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, caught between, crushed, elevator, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107466971 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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