Fatal Alert
Worker's Compensation Board
CRANE OPERATOR
POSTER # Misc. 93-04

AGE: 63        EXPERIENCE: 30 YEARS        AREA: LOWER MAINLAND

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A worker was working in close proximity to mobile equipment. Although there were no witnesses, it is believed that the worker was accidentally loaded into the conveyor and travelled through the steel shredder, where he was fatally injured.


SAFE WORK PRACTICE
EMPLOYERS:
Establish up-to-date written safe work procedures. Ensure that workers receive adequate instructions in performing their duties safely while working in close proximity to active mobile equipment.

WORKERS:
You must follow safe work procedures at all times. Mobile equipment operators must be aware of the movement of all workers in their work area. High visibility vests must be worn when working near mobile equipment.

This poster is part of an archival collection of WCB health and safety posters, dating from 1969 until the present time. At the time this poster was originally produced, it reflected the current WCB requirements. In all cases, today's WCB regulation and requirements must be applied to the situation shown in each poster.