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Worker’s Death from Fall in Elevator Shaft Caused by Lack of OHS Management

A parking lot worker fell down an elevator shaft and died. The CSST concluded that the incident was caused by another worker who bypassed the mechanical locking system of the elevator’s back door and by the employer’s lack of OHS management. The CSST issued the employer a ticket and will fine it [Govt. News Release, Jan. 24, 2012].