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Accident: 142771.015 - Employee Rolls Golf Cart Striking Head On Road, Later Dies

Accident: 142771.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 12/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571613.01512/30/2021Church Of The Open Door
At 3:00 p.m. on December 5, 2021, an employee was working alone operating a Club Car DS Model golf cart. The cart was designed with a flatbed used for hauling materials. The employee was hauling a load of sand bags on the flatbed. The emp loyee planned on using the sand bags to secure a fence on the property. The empl oyee was driving the cart downhill on a paved road with the sand bags loaded on the the back when he lost control and ran into an embankment. The cart rolled ov er when it struck the embankment caused the employee to strike his head on the p avement. The employee was transported to the hospital by ambulance, where he was admitted from December 5, 2021 through December 23, 2021, when he died due to a serious head injury.
Keywords: asphalt, blunt force, blunt force trauma, cart, embankment, golf cart, hand, head, inadequate maint, injury illness prevention program, lost control, maintenance, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of ha
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1571613.015 55 M Fatality

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