Use of Hired Golf Buggies

The accumulation of Data is very good in USA and allows us to assess the risk of various hazards.

Golf Cart Safety - number of accidents in USA

"Because golf carts operate at relatively slow speeds, it's easy to overlook safety procedures. But golf cart accidents can cause serious injury and death.

Between 1992 and 2001, golf cart accidents caused an average of 739 nonfatal injuries annually that led to lost workdays, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

From 1994 to 2000, the Bureau reported an average of five deaths per year associated with golf carts. "

The above report emphasises the importance of a Golf Buggy Policy and the ensuring of its procedures are being carried out. Click here to read our Buggy Policy

Wearing seat belt golf carts -

Please note that if the vehicle does not have a ROP - roll over protection - it is dangerous to wear a seat belt as rolling will almost certainly cause serious injury. If the vehicle has a ROP, seatbelts must be provided and their use encouraged.