Dangerous incident: damage to windscreen

February 26, 2018 Tara

Summary: A new worker operating a loader was cleaning up under a conveyor belt after receiving verbal instructions from a trainer. While cleaning up, the loader made contact with the conveyor structure causing damage to the loader’s windscreen.

Recommendations to industry: Mine operators should review their training procedures for new starters and the detailed instructions and procedures that are provided.

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