Close Call/Serious Incident

Location: 
Geographic Area Identified as Blaeberry River located in the Golden TSA
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2007-10-22
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Unknown to the yarder operator and after the drag was completed; the chaser person (worker) approached the yarder to release a choker. The yarder operator was in the process of lowering the carriage. The carriage struck the worker in the arm.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

The worker must make eye contact with and receive permission from the yarder operator prior to proceeding into this active work area. The worker must adhere to the Contractors’ Safety Program procedures associated with the workers’ activities.

File attachments
2007-10-22 Operator Struck by Carriage.pdf
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