Golf Cart Safety


Golf carts are increasingly popular on college and university campuses because they are affordable, efficient, and clean. Unfortunately their sporty origins and amusing depictions in television and movie comedies have given them a reputation as fun, casual vehicles, causing many people to overlook their inherent risks. The Consumer Products Safety Commission estimates that there are approximately 15,000 emergency room visits each year for injuries related to the use of a golf cart. This course will help the learner to identify best practices for using a golf cart or low speed vehicle on the job. It is designed for any university employees who will drive golf carts, utility carts, or low speed vehicles in the course of their duties.