Incident Notice 2014-14

Incident Notice 2014-14

Type: Fatality

Industry: Auto Dealers

Incident Summary:

A worker was doing maintenance work underneath a commercial vehicle when the vehicle rolled back, trapping the worker and causing fatal injuries.

Safety Reminders:

  • Equipment must be secured against unintentional movement.
  • Always assess the existing and potential hazards asses at the work site.
  • Identified hazards are controlled and eliminated.
  • Workers affected by the hazards are informed of the hazards and methods used to control or eliminate them.

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: 15133

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