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Accident: 107984.015 - Employee Is Injured When Run Over By Golf Cart

Accident: 107984.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297085.01502/23/2018Lac/ Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
At 12:00 p.m. on February 14, 2018, an employee was riding in a golf cart when t he brakes malfunctioned. The employee stopped the golf cart and, while it was st ill running, crawling under the cart to make an adjustment to the brake. The par king brake was set and the transmission in the forward position. While the emplo yee was under the cart, the brake became disengaged and ran over him. The employ ee sustained crushing injuries that resulted in a fractured collarbone, crushed ribs, and other internal injuries, which he was hospitalized at Downey Community Hospital for treatment. He was later transferred to to Harbor UCLA Medical Cent er where he received further treatment.
Keywords: collarbone, fracture, golf cart, rib, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297085.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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