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Fire Traps Truck Driver

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Information:

What

A truck driver was trapped when flames surrounded the drivers cab of a 100-tonne capacity truck. Due to the quick action of fellow drivers, he was not seriously injured.

Why

(a) The hydraulic hose from the tray lift cylinder had burst, spraying oil over the hot turbocharger, the tray and all sides of the driver's cab. (b) Although the engine had been stopped . . .

Recommendations

(a) Provide effective engineering barriers to minimise risk from fires on large vehicles. (b) Use an appropriate risk analysis process to identify the appropriate engineering barriers, consider:. . . .



Organisation:

NSW Department of Primary Industries

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

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Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

NSW - New South Wales

Author:

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Publisher:

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Published:

9 Mar 2004

Document Copyright:

Copyright free



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