According to News On Japan, “A restaurant worker [in Nagoya, Japan] died early Monday in an accident involving a dumb waiter.” The circumstances of the 28-year-old woman’s death were unclear but she apparently had been placing dishes in the restaurant’s small dumbwaiter on Sunday evening. According to the report, the dumbwaiter only measured 70 centimeters high by 60 centimeters wide, and was designed to carry dishes between floors of the restaurant.
Read the full story at NewsOnJapan.com, published December 3, 2012.
According to a second article by Japan Today, “An assistant manager [at the restaurant] found her stuck in the door after she didn’t reply to his call.” The injured woman was rushed to hospital but died early Monday morning, according to authorities.
Read the full story by Japan Today, published December 3, 2012.