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Dangerous Incident Report Summary

Dangerous incident | SInNot 2018/00096 Summary: A dump truck exited a dump and was proceeding down a 10% grade when the truck started to slide. It slid for about 80 m before it started to turn. The...

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Dangerous Incident Report

Dangerous Incident Report Summary: A fire occurred on a dozer. The operator saw smoke coming from in front of the radiator. The operator stopped the machine, called emergency, initiated the fire...

Safety Alert: How to manage back to work fatigue

To work safely, workers should be physically and mentally alert.  This means that fatigue is a potential risk.  Persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and workers have a responsibility...

Safety Alert: UV Radiation and Safety

Workers may be exposed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, particularly while working outdoors. This exposure may increase the chance of developing serious health conditions, such as...

Safety Alert: Worker falls from height

A contractor was working on a roof when he  stepped onto a brittle clearlite panel and fell 2.5metres onto the conveyor below. The worker was wearing the correct fall restraint harness, which was...

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Dangerous Incident: Loader Operator Noticed Flames

Summary: The operator of a loader noticed flames from the rear of the loader when in the decline. He activated the fire suppression and parked the loader safely. The fire was extinguished with the...

AMSJ Spring 2018