Safety Alerts

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Yarder Alerts

Excavator Hydraulic Door Crushing Event

August 16, 2021

Mechanical failure on Hauler Spar

January 28, 2019

Mechanical failure on Hauler Spar caused by shock loading.

Hauler Failure Safety Alert

January 28, 2019

A Thunderbird TMY70 running an ACME carriage and set at 70ft was being operated in a steep hauler setting. The crew had carried out a number of line shifts throughout the day. On the last planned line of the setting a tower failure occurred and destroyed the bottom section of the pole at mid height

Stabiliser ram failure & tower collapse - Madill 172

March 28, 2019

While repositioning the hauler, the stabilizer ram failed resulting in the pole collapsing backwards