Driver Removed from Site
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
A driver delivered a load of aggregate to the works and tipped into a ground bin. After tipping he observed some of the load had frozen to the body. He drove the lorry to a quiet part of the site, tipped the body and then entered via the tailgate to clean off the residue.
He was observed by a supervisor who via a safety conversation; stopped the driver and requested he explain his actions. The driver was spoken to about the unsafe act and then removed from site.
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
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LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Remember; never pass an unsafe act or condition without taking action.
The site is to review tipping procedures and make arrangements to safely allow access and egress to tipper bodies should the need arise.
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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