Quarries – preventing drivers falling from dump trucks: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate the risk of dump truck drivers in quarries falling from their trucks.

Last updated

May 2009

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 204.23 kB

Document Length

1 page

What it contains

Dump truck drivers face the risk of falling from the truck’s access platform. These falls can cause serious injury. The document advises how workplaces can reduce the risks of workers falling from dump trucks. It explains:

  • when these falls are most likely to happen
  • how to use stops and guardrails to reduce these risks