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Accident: 106030.015 - Employee Is Impaled By Handrail

Accident: 106030.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 05/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315942.01505/11/2018Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority
At 9:30 a.m. on May 11, 2018, Employee #1 was returning to his work area after leaving to acquire tools and supplies to make repairs to a door located on the northwest corner of the facility. The employee was operating a Gator XT Utility Vehicle, traveling west on the north side of the event corridor within the main indoor arena. As the employee approached his work area, he misjudged the distance and drove the utility vehicle into a handicapped handrail. The handrail impaled the employee through his right upper thigh. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: atv, impaled, handrail, thigh, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1315942.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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