Cause codes: vehicles and motorized equipment

Causes related to moving motorized equipment, licensed motor vehicles, and other vehicles used for transportation.

Motorized Equipment
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0300 series  Motorized Equipment (Vehicle or equipment with a motor or engine not licensed for road use.)  Includes any event where a person was injured by the action or motion of a piece of motorized equipment (e.g. forklift, “Cushman”, tractor, hay baler, bulldozer, back-hoe)

(For motorized equipment injuries, Coordinators should use one of the specific codes below, and avoid using the general 0300 code. If in doubt, contact a claims examiner.)
Events involving vehicles used primarily for transportation. (See 0600 Vehicle, below)
0310  Caught In, Under or Between     
0311  Caught In, Under or Between (operator injury)     
0320 Crushed By    
0321  Crushed By (operator injury)    
0330 Struck By    
0331 Struck By (operator injury)    
0340 Thrown From    
0341  Thrown From (operator injury)    
Vehicle/ Other miscellaneous modes of transportation
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0600 series Vehicle/ Other miscellaneous modes of transportation

(For vehicle injuries, Coordinators should use one of the specific codes below, and avoid using the general 0600 code. If in doubt, contact a claims examiner.)
An event where a person is injured during a vehicle accident, whether the person is inside or outside of the vehicle. A “vehicle” is used primarily for transportation. Includes collision with other vehicle, hit by vehicle, hit fixed object with vehicle. Other motorized equipment. (See 0300 Motorized Equipment, above)
0610  Truck or Auto    
0611  Truck or Auto (Driver Injury)     
0620  Bicycle    
0621  Bicycle (Driver Injury)     
0630  Motorcycle or Moped    
0631 Motorcycle or Moped (Driver Injury)     
0632 Boat    
0633 ATV    
0634 Airplane    
0635 Snowmobile    
0636 Farm Equipment    

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