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Accident: 200831626 - One Employee Is Killed, One Is Sickened By Carbon Monoxide

Accident: 200831626 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 10/29/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31343255110/30/20110781Anibal Landscaping Corp.

On October 29, 2011, Employees #1 and #2 were in the back of a box truck, returning from a landscaping job in the Bronx. The employees were cold, and they started up a gas-powered lawn motor for heat. Both employees were overcome by carbon monoxide. Employee #1 was pronounced DOA (dead on arrival) at Jamaica Hospital. Employee #2 was in critical condition, and he was transferred to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. Employee #2 was hospitalized.

Keywords: inhalation, gas, lawn mower, truck, exhaust fumes, poisoning, overexposure, carbon monoxide

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313432551 Fatality Asphyxia Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm
2 313432551 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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