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Accident: 120307814 - Employee Injured When Golf Cart Rolled Over

Accident: 120307814 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12030781409/08/20008744Sodexho - Marriott
At 10:45 a.m. on August 21, 2000, Employee #1, a landscape gardener, was seriously injured when a golf cart rolled over on him while he was attempting to adjust an accelerator pedal while lying under the front end of the golf cart. A passing student saw the trapped worker and summoned help that lifted the cart off Employee #1. Emergency Medical Services was called and the injured Employee #1 was transported to a local trauma center by helicopter. X-rays revealed a fractured left wrist. A metal plate was attached to set the wrist, and Employee #1 was moved to a rehabilitation center for strength therapy. Employee #1 returned to work on December 18, 2000, with some lifting restrictions.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, roll-over, golf cart, caught between, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120307814 Hospitalized injury Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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