Serious injury: Cracked Ribs After Fall

May 21, 2018 Tara
Summary: A loader operator suffered three cracked ribs after falling 1.5 metres from a loader. He was standing on the top rung of the access ladder when he had a back spasm.
Recommendations to industry: Mine operators must ensure their health control plan includes control measures to ensure persons working at the mine are fit to carry out work without causing a risk to their own or others’ safety.
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