Powered by GoogleTranslate

Inspection Detail

Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Note: The following inspection has not been indicated as closed. Please be aware that the information shown may change, e.g. violations may be added or deleted. For open cases, in which a citation has been issued, the citation information may not be available for 5 days following receipt by the employer for Federal inspections or for 30 days following receipt by the employer for State inspections.

Inspection: 1289646.015 - U-Tek Elevator Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan

Nr: 1289646.015Report ID: 0215000Open Date: 01/23/2018

U-Tek Elevator Inc.
111 East 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 125 8th Streetbrooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/23/2018
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1296822 Yes  
Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $29,749 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,749
Current Penalty $29,749 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,749
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/20/2018 07/26/2018 $9,054 $9,054 $0 08/08/2018 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260405 A02 II I 07/20/2018 07/30/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 08/08/2018 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19260501 B01 07/20/2018 07/26/2018 $9,054 $9,054 $0 08/08/2018 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19260502 D06 I 07/20/2018 07/30/2018 $6,467 $6,467 $0 08/08/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102455.015Event: 01/23/2018Employee Falls Down An Elevator Shaft And Is Killed
At 8:50 a.m. on January 23, 2018, a crew, consisting of two helpers and a mechanic, were located on the sixth floor of a building, connecting and locking the steel cables for the counterweight of an elevator. During work, they determined that they would move from the 6th floor to the 9th floor to obtain better light. As the crew was running the elevator shaft platform from the 6th floor to the 9th floor, they realized that the platform was not stopping. After multiple attempts to stop the platform, the mechanic jumped toward the landing of the mechanical room of an adjacent elevator on the ninth floor; however, was not successful and fell 94 feet to his death. The two helpers, who were wearing safety harnesses, were dragged along with the frame of the landing platform until they reached the twelfth floor, exiting the shaft through the elevator door on the eleventh floor. One of the helpers injured his head and shoulder that were stuck by the walls of the elevator shaft as he was dragged upward. The incident investigation revealed that the mechanic was not wearing a personal fall arrest system.
Keywords: fall, elevator shaft, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1289646.015 Fatality Fracture Elevator installers and repairers

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.

Close