An excavator was being operated when a dozer was driven behind the excavator to clean up. The excavator operator was not notified about the approaching dozer. The excavator and dozer collided. There were no injuries reported. Damage occurred to the dozer’s left hand blade lift cylinder.
Recommended to Industry:
Mine operators should review how supervisors monitor and ensure that the controls for the hazards
associated with the interaction of mobile equipment, including clear communications, are adhered to.