Serious injury

March 20, 2018 Tara

Summary: A worker was hit on the leg and knocked to the ground when a vehicle rolled backwards. The worker was walking and using a mobile phone at the time of the incident. The worker was taken to hospital for treatment.
Recommendations to industry: Mine operators should review how the hazards associated with using mobile phones and social media devices are controlled on site, both for vehicle operators and pedestrians around mobile equipment.

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