Serious Injury: Rolled Ankle

March 23, 2018 Tara

Summary: During a pre-operational inspection of a haul truck, an operator rolled an ankle while walking over the truck park-up hump. The worker attended hospital for assessment and treatment.
Recommendations to industry: Mine operators should review how park-up areas are accessed and exited. They should also review how supervisors monitor that these walkways are used.

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