Elevator Worker Who Died at TripAdvisor Headquarters Identified as 52-Year-Old - NBC10 Boston

Elevator Worker Who Died at TripAdvisor Headquarters Identified as 52-Year-Old

Otis Elevator Co. in a statement said it was "deeply saddened to learn that we lost a team member at a jobsite this morning"

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    Elevator Worker Killed at TripAdvisor Headquarters

    An elevator worker was killed Tuesday after an industrial accident at the TripAdvisor headquarters in Needham, Massachusetts, authorities said.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019)

    Police have publicly identified an elevator worker who died in an accident at the Massachusetts headquarters of travel company TripAdvisor.

    Needham police say 52-year-old James Jacobs died in the accident Tuesday morning.

    Jacobs was an employee of Otis Elevator Co. His last known address is in Westport.

    Otis in a statement said it was "deeply saddened to learn that we lost a team member at a jobsite this morning."

    TripAdvisor in a statement said none of its employees was ever in danger, and the company's thoughts are with the victim and his family.

    The death is under investigation by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration as well as state and local police.


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