Safety Alert – Brake Failure

Safety Alert – Brake Failure

A service truck was reported to have experienced brake failure while being driven down a slope at a mine site. The vehicle veered off the road and came to rest following contact with the safety berm. No injury was sustained by the lone driver in the High Potential Incident (HPI).


▪ Brake failure
▪ Operator error
▪ Inadequate Maintenance Management System

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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