Workplace Safety News: Lorry driver fell off lorry bed

Lorry driver fell off lorry bed

On 11 December 2017 around 5pm, a driver was trying to load goods onto his lorry. Due to the raining weather, the lorry bed was wet during his loading time. The driver was lowering one of its sideboards but fell to the ground from a height of approximately 1.25m. The driver was pronounced dead after he was conveyed to the hospital.

Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. Paying attention to the safety procedures and enforcing the actions will protect everyone especially yours. This accident could be avoided should proper protection and risk control measures have been put into place beforehand.

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