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Serious Injury: Neck Injury

A worker suffered suspected neck injuries when an excavator was loading a dump truck. The mounts on a hydraulic tank on the dump truck failed during the incident.

Recommendations to industry: When conducting risk assessments, developing operational procedures and training packages for consideration should be given to material size and forces encountered during loading.

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