Safety Bulletin December 1990. Western Australia Government. Haul Truck tyre explosion after contact with a 33,000 V overhead power line.
Whilst moving away from a stockpile, the raised tray of a haul truck severed a 33,000 V overhead power line. The driver proceeded unaware and parked up adjacent to an occupied crib room. Minutes later, a tyre exploded causing extensive damage, but no physical injuries.
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