Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
- Handling, lifting or carrying
- Moving machinery or material being machined
- Fall from height
- Control of work
Description of Process
A lifting operation was in progress involving cabels being fed through a 40ft guide mechanism suspended from rigging.
Description of Incident
A hinged roller unit dropped 40ft onto the drill floor, missing the nearest person by 4ft.
Good Practice Guidance
Be aware of your surroundings and potential dropped objects. An object of this weight from this height could have resulted in a fatality.