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Accident: 201800836 - Employee Fractures Leg Between Golf Cart And Pole

Accident: 201800836 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 02/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718068703/22/20068211Charter Oak Usd/Royal Oaks Intermediate
On February 27, 2006, Employee #1 was in the lunch area, when he received a call about a problem with the boy's restroom. Employee #1 drives an electric cart made by Taylor Dunn Cart, Model Number B1-50, and Serial Number 109852 to get around the school and was trained on its use. He came to the intersection, where he had to make a right turn, and he was distracted when he saw his supervisor. He wasn't aware that his leg was protruding out of the cart, and he hit one of the poles in the hallway. His left leg was pinned between the side of the cart and the pole. He fractured his left tibia and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, struck against, golf cart, caught between, motor vehicle, cart, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307180687 Hospitalized injury Fracture Janitors and cleaners

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