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Dangerous Incident: Excavator Overturned

An excavator overturned while cleaning up a bench. The bench was 1.5m high.


Recommendations to industry: Equipment operators must maintain situational awareness and remain vigilant of the risk of machine roll overs
The circumstances of this incident also underpins the  importance of wearing seatbelts as a mitigating control.
When planning tasks and travel paths, supervisors must consider roll over hazards.




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