Industrial Worksite Vehicle Incident

On October 15, 2021, a contract heavy duty mechanic was struck by his own service vehicle and was fatally injured. A safety alert shared with BCFSC indicated he was inspecting a piece of mobile equipment when his own service vehicle rolled forward striking him. He later succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

This safety alert provides an overview of the incident and recommendations for working around heavy equipment and vehicles – Safety Alert: Industrial Worksite Vehicle Incident