Truck driver slips on wet step on cab

Safety Alert Type: 
Log Hauling
Location: 
Great Central Lake (near Port Alberni)
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2011-08-04
Company Name: 
RW Log Transport
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

An RW Log Transport employee slipped on the truck step while exiting the cab of the truck. Water had been put down to control the dust. This incident resulted in the driver sustaining injury to his left side, including his lower back and foot.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

All drivers are reminded to maintain the three-point contact at all times while entering or exiting large vehicles.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Roger, RW Log Transport 250-298-1277

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