Safety Alert for Pneumatic Tyres on Mobile Equipment
The recent and unfortunate death of a wheel fitter in New South Wales as a result of the explosion of a container handling reach stacker, five-piece split rim wheel assembly, has highlighted the dangers of using pneumatic tyres on mobile equipment. This incident has highlighted the need for safe systems of work to avoid a similar incident occurring in your workplace if using similar equipment.
An attachment that covers the steps that need to be followed for installing and removing a wheel from a vehicle has been prepared, and is available by clicking here. These steps could be easily adapted into a safe work procedure for your company if applicable. For further information, contact CCF QLD on 07 3360 7933.