Close Call/Serious Incident

Safety Alert Type: 
Log Hauling
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
Company Name: 
Jordef Enterprises Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Logging truck driver was injured as a result of falling off trailer tire as he was attempting to remove protruding branches from loaded truck. He sustained a cracked hip bone and will be off work for several months.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

1.Before leaving log loader the truck driver should ensure that there are not any branches or logs protruding from the load.
2.If there are any branches or logs protruding from the load, the log loader should be directed to remove them.

File attachments
2007-08-21 serious injury results from fall.pdf
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