Another swinging tailgate warning

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has reminded all truck operators, including contractors, on all mine sites across the state not to place any part of their body between an unsecured tailgate and a truck’s body after a driver was hit in the head by a swinging tailgate while tipping a full load of material.

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The red arrow shows where the truck driver’s head was when it was hit. Note: the tray was in a raised position when the incident occurred.