Crane Dogman Killed Unloading Trailer

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Information:

What

A contract crane dogman was killed when struck by a materials trailer which detached from a crane while being unloaded.

Why

The dogman was in an exposed position. The method of securing the load appears to have failed. The incident is being investigated by the Investigation Unit.

Recommendations

All mine sites: Review safe work procedures for site cranage, particularly safe location of all participants; Inspect chains and other lifting devices to ensure fit for purpose; Review arrangements for supervision of contractors.



Organisation:

Mineral Resources- New South Wales

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

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Printed: 25 February, 2021.


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