Safety Alert – Fatal Incident

Safety Alert – Fatal Incident

On Friday, 21st May, 2021 at 05:00 am, a Bell Moxie articulated dump truck was assigned to haul waste material to a waste dump. On its return from the waste dump to reload in the open-cut mine pit, it veered off the haul road and over the berm. It fell about 40 meters and landed on the pit floor, fatally injuring the driver


▪ Inadequate fatigue management; and
▪ Operator error and health; and
▪ Aging Equipment; and
▪ Inadequate road safety berms; and
▪ Inadequate haul road design; and

NOTE: This safety alert may be displayed at conspicuous places within the project area and the information widely disseminated amongst all concerned.

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