Incident Notice 2015-13

Incident Notice 2015-13

Type: Fatality

Industry: Oil/Sand Operations

Incident Summary:

A coach bus driver dropped off workers at an intersection on the worksite. As the bus moved forward to complete a left turn at the intersection, a worker crossing the road was struck and caught underneath the vehicle.

Safety Reminders:

  • Vehicle traffic at a work site is dangerous to workers on foot or equipment; Ensure that the traffic is controlled to protect the workers
  • Consider the speed of the moving vehicles and the duties and work location of workers relative to vehicles and powered mobile equipment
  • Ensure workers on foot and exposed to the hazards of moving vehicles wear highly visible apparel that is clearly distinguishable.

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: 15596

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