|Topic: Young Worker Dies When Run Over By Truck|
|Date Issued: May 12, 2011||Date Revised:|
The young man was asked to shovel sand under the truck, which was leaking oil. He then crawled under the truck to check the origin of the leak. As he lay under the vehicle, he asked a co-worker to verify if the parking brake was on. While doing so, the co-worker unknowingly released the brake. The truck began moving forward down the driveway and, before it could be stopped, ran over the victim lying underneath.
WorkSafeNB determined the primary causes of the accident to be:
|Engage Brake||Brake Is On|