Tag: waterpark

Schlitterbahn cited $96k for fatality

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Tuesday cited Enterprize Management Inc. and Schlitterbahn Beach Resort Management LLC $96,000 for six safety violations related to a fatal incident in which a 20-year-old lifeguard was killed and a maintenance supervisor was severely injured. To read the rest of this …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.portisabelsouthpadre.com/2013/08/29/schlitterbahn-cited-96k-for-fatality/

Waterpark faces suit

PRESS Staff Report Attorneys representing the family of Nicolas “Nico” Benavides, the 20-year-old Schlitterbahn Waterpark employee who died after suffering severe head and face injuries due to a work-related incident in March, were in a Cameron County court Wednesday after a petition was filed by Benavides’ mother, Monica Buituteira, days after Benavides’ life support was …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.portisabelsouthpadre.com/2013/04/04/waterpark-faces-suit/

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Waterpark employee remains critical

By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com Nicolas “Nico” Benavidez, the 20-year-old seasonal employee who had been working for Schlitterbahn Waterpark on South Padre Island for only five weeks when he sustained serious, work-related head injuries on Wednesday, March 6, is listed in critical condition at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen as of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.portisabelsouthpadre.com/2013/03/08/web-exclusive-waterpark-employee-remains-critical/