2009-05-26 Worker Strains Back

Safety Alert Type: 
Workers
Location: 
Kamloops
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2009-05-26
Company Name: 
Forsite Consultants Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 
A worker strained back while clearing logs, from a remote logging road, which were blocking access. When the worker lifted the log over his/her head to clear from road, the worker was in an awkward position which caused the strain to middle back.

 

Learnings and Suggestions: 
  • Review proper lifting techniques handout.
  •  Handout posted for all staff to review

 

For more information on this submitted alert: 

 Forsite Consultants @ 250-832-3366

File attachments
2009-05-26 Worker Strains Back.pdf
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