Summary: During roadworks, an excavator was shaping windrows on a haul road ramp. The worker requested additional material to fill a gap. A haul truck reversed to about three metres from the excavator. While dumping the load, a rock fell over the side of the truck and hit the excavator. There were no injuries.

Recommendations to industry: Mine operators should review how statutory officials and supervisors monitor compliance with all mine rules and procedures.

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