2008-11-10 Worker falls off of shop van steps

Safety Alert Type: 
Workers
Location: 
Shop van at 52/140-1, 13A10 road, near Quesnel BC
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2008-11-10
Company Name: 
Amboy Logging Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Worker was exiting shop van. Slipped on the deck step and fell down 4.5 feet to the ground.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Should always have a proper (3 point) hold on the handle when leaving shop van. Slow down and pay more attention to surroundings. Replace current improper step, add railings. Even when it is wet and slippery, railings should help keep balance.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Amboy Logging Ltd (250) 992-8771 

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2008-11-10 Worker falls off of shop van steps.pdf
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