2008-12-18 Loose radio antenae connection results in incident

Location: 
Trout FSR, Vanderhoof Forest District
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2008-12-18
Company Name: 
Nechako Reforestation Services Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Near miss with loaded logging truck forced pickup into the ditch to avoid collision. No damages or injuries due to very slow speed. Mobile radio transmission and reception on pickup was less than two hundred meters due to loose connection of antennae on back of radio. 

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Inspect and test mobile radio daily.

 

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Wayne Wood  250-561-2688

 

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