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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $24,862 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,862
Current Penalty $10,877 $0 $0 $10,360 $0 $21,237
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100146 C01 04/12/2022 06/06/2022 $10,360 $10,360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D06 04/12/2022 06/06/2022 $10,877 $14,502 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140091.015 Event: 10/12/2021Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Elevator Car
At 9:00 a.m. on October 12, 2021, Employee #1 was performing maintenance in an e levator pit. The elevator controls were not properly locked out because of a byp ass wire which prevented the pit-stop switch from operating. Employee #1 used th e pit-stop switch to lock out the elevator while he was working in the pit. When a resident called for an elevator, the car came down crushing Employee #1 betwe en the elevator car and the pit access ladder. The employee was killed.
Keywords: crushed, elevator, falling object, ladder, lockout/tagout, pit
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1557470.015 Fatality Elevator installers and repairers

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