Ropeway tows passenger through safety gate when youth fails to unload
March 8, 2019
Location: British Columbia
Regulated industry sector: Passenger ropeways - Surface ropeway
Injury description: Bruised fingers on left hand, soft tissue crush injury
Injury rating: Moderate
Incident rating: Moderate
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.