• Published: 26 Mar 2014
  • Incident ID: 3494

Barrow used to transport a spool tipped during manoeuvre

Cause & Consequence

  • Other
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Construction, hook-up, commissioning

Specific Incident Equipment

1145kg spool and 3 ton articulated handled barrow.

Lessons Identified

  • When undertaking manual handling activities, the combined risk of the load, the equipment and the transportation route need to be fully assessed.
  • The design of barrows used should be reviewed and fully considered.

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