Concrete truck mixer incident
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
An experienced concrete pump operator was pinned between his pump and a concrete truck mixer.
• The truck mixer was late arriving to start a pump pour. Were people rushing?
• The truck mixer reversed up close to the pump. The pump operator then started to prime the pump. The truck mixer driver disembarked from the cab, however he had not applied the hand brake, as he disembarked, the truck mixer rolled back and pinned the operator between the two vehicles. This happened in a matter of seconds!!
• The pump operator could have sustained serious injuries. He could have been killed
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Never rush when undertaking any task, “you may have to live with the consequences forever”
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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