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Accident: 141971.015 - Employee Fractures Pelvis When Thrown From Cart

Accident: 141971.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/08/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1568915.01512/15/2021Brightview Landscape Services, Inc.

At 2:05 p.m. on December 8, 2021, an employee was driving a Columbia utility car t collecting tools and previously cut trimmings alongside a walkway when she att empted to make a three point turn on a hillside to head back to where her crew w as located. The cart was backing down the hill when employee was ejected from ca rt and landed on the dirt ground. The employee was not wearing a seat belt. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fractured pelvis.

Keywords: cart, driver, ejected, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, hill, landscaper, landscaping, pelvis, seat belt, sharp turn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1568915.015 35 F Hospitalized injury Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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