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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $400
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
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 07/25/1985 09/02/1985 $400 $400 $0 D - Govt Dismissed
  2. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 07/25/1985 08/01/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19040002 A 07/25/1985 08/18/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14526974 Event: 07/03/1985Employee Fell Into Elevator Shaft And Was Killed
DURING A POWER FAILURE EMPLOYEE #1 TRIED TO DETERMINE IF ANYONE WAS STRANDED IN A STUCK ELEVATOR. HE USED THE EMERGENCY KEY TO OPEN THE OUTER ELEVATOR DOORS FROM THE LANDING. WHEN HE OPENED THE ELEVATOR DOORS ON THE 4TH FLOOR WEST ELEVATOR, HE APPARENTLY LEANED TOO FAR INTO THE OPEN ELEVATOR SHAFT. HE LOST HIS BALANCE, OR FOOTING, AND FELL APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET TO HIS DEATH.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, elevator, lost balance, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17426370 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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