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Accident: 170831309 - Two Employees Injured In Collision Of Electric Carts

Accident: 170831309 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 01/13/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30326683701/14/20004225Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc.
Employee #1, of Black & Decker, was using an electric cart to transport mail. Employee #2, who worked for an outside contractor, was driving a similar cart filled with snack foods. Employee #2 did not yield to Employee #1, but darted out into the main section without stopping or slowing for traffic. The carts collided and both employees sustained bruises and strained muscles. Neither worker had been trained on the proper use of industrial powered vehicles.
Keywords: delivery work, vehicle, work rules, driver, golf cart, collision, mech mat handling, untrained, motor vehicle, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303266837 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Stock and inventory clerks
2 303266837 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Mail clerks, excluding postal service

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