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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/28/2008 02/05/2008 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202341848 Event: 08/13/2007Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Freight Elevator
On August 13, 2007, an employee was operating a loaded freight elevator that was at the second floor landing of a seven story industrial building. The elevator cab was not provided with a car gate. The hoistway was provided with Peelle biparting doors. The employee, apparently, moved the manual control lever to the run position, going up, and, realizing that he was caught by the hoistway door, released the lever which remained in the run position. The employee was killed when he was pinned between the cab platform and the hoistway door.
Keywords: hoisting mechanism, pinned, caught between, crushed, elevator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311225676 Fatality Other Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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