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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3 6
Current Violations 3 3 6
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100037 Q01 05/04/1995 06/21/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100303 F 05/04/1995 07/06/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100305 B02 05/04/1995 06/21/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19100022 A01 05/04/1995 06/07/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02002 Other 19100141 A05 05/04/1995 07/06/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02003 Other 19100157 C04 05/04/1995 06/21/1995 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170747935 Event: 01/06/1995Employee Killed When Decapitated By Moving Elevator
At approximately 9:05 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 1995, Employee #1, a 55-year-old office aide, was helping passengers exit an elevator that had overshot its designated floor and opened its doors. As Employee #1 straddled the elevator floor and work floor, the elevator suddenly moved upward without closing its doors. Employee #1 was then caught with his head inside the cab while the rest of his body was outside the cab. He was decapitated and killed when the cab floor reached the top of the cab doorway.
Keywords: head, work rules, caught by, decapitated, elevator, door, mech malfunction, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124536327 Fatality Amputation General office clerks

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