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Accident: 202315859 - Employee Is Injured When Ejected From Golf Cart

Accident: 202315859 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11965056203/14/20067997San Jose Country Club
On January 28, 2006, Employee #1, a guest service attendant at a country club, and a coworker, were driving a DS Electric golf cart (no. 36) collecting another cart and golf balls. The coworker was driving down hill on a cart pathway when the vehicle began to pick up speed. As the coworker pressed hard on the brakes, he lost control of the cart and it struck a metal pole adjacent to the pathway. Both employees were ejected from the cart, with Employee #1 suffering a fractured skull. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: ejected, fracture, vehicle in gear, brake, speeding, struck against, driver, golf cart, metal pole, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119650562 Hospitalized injury Fracture Attendants, amusement and recreation facilities

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