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Accident: 14306377 - Strangulation

Accident: 14306377 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 02/15/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
100362302/20/19853221Brockuay Glass Co Inc
THE EMPLOYEE WAS FOUND SEATED IN A GOLF CART PINNED BETWEEN THE SEAT AND A HORIZONTAL RAIL. THE RAIL STRUCK HIM AT THE NECK AND UPPER CHEST LEVEL. THE ELECTRIC ACCELERATING PEDAL WAS FOUND STUCK IN THE LOWEST POSITION, WHICH WAS GIVING FULL FORWARD THRUST TO THE GOLF CART. THE PEDAL WAS NOT PROPERLY MAINTAINED, SINCE IT HAD A HISTORY OF STICKING. IT ALSO STUCK ON THE PREVIOUS SHIFT. WORKERS REGULARLY USED THE GOLF CART FOR TRANSPORTATION IN THE WAREHOUSE.
Keywords: chest, accelerator pedal, rail, stuck, golf cart, neck, strangulated, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1003623 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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