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Ropeway tows passenger through safety gate when youth fails to unload

Incident Investigation

Ropeway tows passenger through safety gate when youth fails to unload

March 8, 2019

Passenger Ropeways

Reference Number:

II-821979-2019 (#11294)



Location: British Columbia

Regulated industry sector: Passenger ropeways - Surface ropeway

Impact

Injury
 

Injuries: 1

Injury description: Bruised fingers on left hand, soft tissue crush injury

Injury rating: Moderate

Incident rating: Moderate

Incident overview

Youth fails to unload at the designated unloading point, remaining on the ropeway and passing through the safety gate, coming into contact with the rotating machinery.
 

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