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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 597112 Event: 02/26/1991Employee Killed By Fall Into Unguarded Elevator Shaft
The guardrail in front of an elevator shaft had been removed while material was being loaded and no one was guarding the opening. Employee #1 walked into the unguarded shaft and fell to his death.
Keywords: work rules, elevator shaft, inattention, guardrail, open shaft, construction, fall, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110070604 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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