Fall From Vehicle
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
A driver jumped out of his cab after parking on the weighbridge. As he landed he slipped and his right foot went down between the weighbridge and the front wheel of his lorry causing pain to his right ankle.
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
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LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
- The driver was provided with first aid assistance on site and was able to complete his duties.
- This event was forwarded to the transport department and this issue was raised with the drivers employer.
- Both employer and driver were warned that any repeat of this unsafe behaviour could lead to a suspension or ban from Hanson operations.
Always Follow the HOLD ON! Principles
- Use steps and handholds
- Maintain three points of contact
- Check ground conditions
- Don’t jump!
Drivers are reminded to take reasonable care of their safety and the safety of others that might be effected by there actions.
Near miss report pads are available at weighbridges, if you see an unsafe act or condition please report it.
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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