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Accident: 202443388 - Employee'S Leg And Arm Fractured By Maintenance Cart

Accident: 202443388 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30746024605/12/20068361The Village At Childhelp West
On April 21, 2006, Employee #1, a regular full-time Service Worker at the Village of Childhelp West, in Beaumont, California, was operating an E-Z-GO electric-powered maintenance cart. She stopped on an incline and the cart rolled back, pinning her between the cart and a light pole. Paramedics took her to the Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, California, where she was hospitalized and admitted for surgery to repair a broken left arm and right leg.
Keywords: fracture, brake, uneven ground, equipment operator, golf cart, caught between, arm, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307460246 Hospitalized injury Fracture Child care workers, except private household

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