Quarry fatality warnings

AN INSUFFICIENT windrow and narrowing haul road contributed to a fatal haul truck incident at a quarry at Red Hill, east of Perth, Western Australia, a Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety significant incident report has found.

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The scene of the fatal incident at Hanson Construction Materials Red Hill quarry. Photo: Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

According to the report the fatality occurred on June 20 when a 110t haul truck crossed a windrow and fell down a pit wall at the Hanson Construction Materials Red Hill site, killing its 40 year old