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Accident: 110041.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Palm Tree Skirt During Frond Removal

Accident: 110041.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353141.01510/13/2018Jose Contreras
At 9:30 a.m. on October 13, 2018, an employee was removing two palm trees and ha d climbed one tree below its palm frond skirt. The employee began pulling the f ronds off of the tree and was covered by the palm skirt when it fell over and tr apped him. The employee was crushed and asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, buried, crushed, palm tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1353141.015 37 M Fatality

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