Incident Notice 2015-10

Incident Notice 2015-10

Type: Fatality

Industry: Oil Field Maintenance/Construction

Incident Summary:

An inventory parts worker was preparing to transport a compressor to an offsite work site. The worker was fatally injured when he became pinned between the compressor and his vehicle.

Safety Reminders:

  • Assess and control hazards associated with handling heavy loads
  • Secure loads so that they cannot shift and become a danger to workers
  • Assess hazards when conditions change and take the necessary control measures to eliminate or control the identified hazards

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.

Modified: 2017-02-17
PID: 15593

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