Rear dump truck drives over light vehicle – Mines Safety Alert no. 246 on 04 August 2010, Queensland, Australia

This alert describes a day shift incident when a loaded Cat 785D Rear Dump Truck collided with a light vehicle being driven by a supervisor. The dump truck was travelling off a bench towards the ramp intersection and supervisor was travelling down the ramp. There were no injuries.

The alert makes recommendations covering:

  • Separating light vehicles from heavy vehicles
  • Intersection design
  • Using proximity detection and collision avoidance technology
  • Communications
  • Visibility of light vehicles


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