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International (other, non-fatal)
Publication: MinEx NZ
Bucket falls from excavator
An operator of an excavator with a quick hitch and bucket attached, lifted the boom of the excavator and propelled the bucket five metres towards a nearby worker. Fortunately, the bucket missed the worker, and no-one was injured. The locking pin was not inserted into the quick hitch.