Identify the hazard to employees of running the blower/rotary valve while cleaning the trucks.
Ensure a procedure is established for the carrying out of cleaning in a safe manner
Ensure that the employees are adequately trained for cleaning the blower truck
Ensure appropriate emergency procedures are in place
Solly’s Freight (1978) Limited
Postal, transport and warehousing
Date of offence:
27 August 2013
Facts in brief:
Victim was supervising a rock crusher machine. He reached up and brushed debris from the conveyor belt at the tail pulley end. His gloves caught in the tail pulley and his arm was dragged into the machine. The victim suffered crushing injuries, fractured humerus and dislocated shoulder.