Arts Entertainment and Recreation

Industry Summary

The Arts Entertainment and Recreation industry is experiencing greater than average employment growth as of late. In 2014 the government estimated a total of 2,094,615 workers, then just 12 months later it had climbed to 2,160,970, an increase of 3.17%. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.

The accident investigation below was opened on Tuesday, September 3rd 2019 by OSHA representitives in Coopersburg, PA after learning of an incident at Camrra Llc. which had occured on the same day. A 70 year old Groundskeeper had been killed when the
OSHA ID119486.015
Accident Date2019-09-03
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 6:00 a.m. on September 3, 2019, an employee was operating a riding lawn mower to cut the grass on one of the golf course greens when he drove too close to the edge of a 20 foot embankment. The employee was killed when caught in the lawn mower's roll down the embankment and onto some large rocks.
On Friday, February 22nd 2019 OSHA reps took a report of a serious accident in Carmel, CA which had occured previously at Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.. A 62 year old man working as a Manager was injured on the job when the
OSHA ID113844.015
Accident Date2019-02-16
Accident DegreeHospitalized injury
NarrativeAt 12:20 p.m. on February 16, 2019, an employee was moving equipment and allocating space for musicians to put down their instruments and personal belonging. The employee had driven a Genie GS-2632 electric scissor lift from inside the Stage Room out of the building doors and parked it alongside an outdoor air conditioning unit. The employee used a black poly tarp to cover the upper part of the scissor lift and was stepping down from the lift when his feet slipped and fell on top of the unit. The employee lacerated his upper left thigh and Emergency Services responded. The employee was transported to Community Hospital of Monterey Bay, where he was admitted for treatment.
On Thursday, February 14th 2019 OSHA reps took a report of a serious accident in Warrenton, VA which had occured previously at Chestnut Forks Tennis & Fitness, Llc. A 62 year old man working as a was killed on the job when the
OSHA ID113732.015
Accident Date2019-02-14
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 8:45 a.m. on February 14, 2019, an employee was working from a Genie personnel lift (model number: PL-24PDC; serial number: 1480-1382) to change out light bulbs that were approximately 19 feet above the ground. The lift did not have outriggers installed. During work, the lift overturned and the employee fell, striking his head on the ground. The employee was killed as a result of the head injury.

OSHA Inspection Activity

Accident Rate

5 Year Average
Last 12 Months

Reporting Statistics

Inspection Records: 6940
Inspection Rate: 0.4
Violation Records:
Accident Records: 488