Description of Incident
A lighting rod conductor mounted on top of a dynamic gangway tower for a Walk-to-Walk vessel was found lying on the deck below the tower. No personnel onboard the vessel observed or heard the object fall.
The potential for serious injury existed due to:
- the location of the dropped area (deck is frequented by personnel)
- the weight of the object (1.5kg)
- the distance it fell (26m)
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