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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308106830 - Otis Elevator Company

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 308106830Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 04/15/2005

Otis Elevator Company
1 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1796/Installation or Erection of Building Equipment, Not Elsewhere
NAICS: 238290/Other Building Equipment Contractors
Mailing: 61 Fourth Avenue, Needham, MA 02494

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/12/2005
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:12/27/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/12/2005 11/30/2005 $5,000 $7,000 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200461929Event: 04/15/2005Employee Falls Into Elevator Pit And Is Killed
On April 15, 2005, Employee #1 was struck by a falling wire rope while working around the elevator shaft. This caused Employee #1 to fall 20 ft into the elevator pit. Employee #1 suffered fatal injuries.
Keywords: wire rope, fall, struck by, falling object, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308106830 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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