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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201045085 Event: 11/06/2013Employee Falls From Tree And Later Dies
At approximately 9:20 a.m. on November 6, 2013, Employee #1 was trimming a palm tree on the grounds of a dolphin habitat that was located at a hotel. As he worked, he lost his balance and fell. He was not wearing fall protection. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and transported him to the trauma unit of a medical center, where he succumbed to his injuries and died around 4:00 p.m.
Keywords: tree, fall, fall protection, lost balance, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317368843 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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