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2018 Fairfield Quarry Clermont

15/11/2018 - Fairfield Quarry - Crush Injury, Entanglement / Conveyer-belt accident

On Thursday 15 November 2018, a worker was fatally injured at a quarry when he became entangled in the rotating tail drum of a conveyor belt. A co-worker activated the emergency stop device fitted to the conveyor.

Preliminary findings indicate that the tail drum guard had been removed to allow rocks to be cleared and the conveyor was operating with the guard removed when the incident occurred.

This accident claimed the life of Connor Milne