Incident Notice 2014-13

Incident Notice 2014-13

Type: Fatality

Industry: Paving/Surface

Incident Summary:

Two workers were in the process of changing the brakes on a company vehicle when the vehicle tipped to one side and fell off the jacks the vehicle was on. One worker sustained fatal injuries.

Safety Reminders:

  • Use appropriate equipment for tasks.
  • Immobilize equipment to prevent accidental movement.
  • Only engage in work that you are trained and required to preform.

Safety Resources:

This incident notice is provided for information purposes only to notify industry of an occupational health and safety incident.  It has been issued as an educational resource with the goal of preventing similar incidents. The information contained in this notice is based upon preliminary information that has not been confirmed through investigation.  This notice should not be interpreted as identifying any contraventions of OHS legislation or as laying blame against any party.

Created: 2014-08-28
PID: 15132

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