2009-05-05 Planter slips on log - bruises ribs

Location: 
Tree Planting Setting, Kromann Creek Area, Kumealon Inlet, BC
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2009-05-05
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Details of Incident: Worker fell while walking on a log on a tree planting worksite, landing broadside across the log. Worker was using proper PPE including caulk boots with caulks in good condition. Worker sustained bruised ribs and required a few days of recovery before returning to work.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Exercise caution and sure-footedness at all times in work settings. Stress continued proper use of PPE and proper condition of PPE. Highlight these issues in safety meetings.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Justin Spearing, 250-635-1971

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