Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Info Source
Specific Incident Equipment
Discharge hose and Clamp Drill Cuttings Skip
Personnel were told to fully open skip lids at a pre-job meeting, but this was not followed. Always follow procedures and instructions.
- Lifting slings on skips that obstructed the lid from being fully opened should have been moved out of the way.
Where the task requires opening a skip lid, the lid must be fully opened and laid flat.
·Use positive retention means to secure lids in the open position if equipment and weather conditions dictate.
·Procedures and Risk assessments must be followed.
·Failing to intervene is an unsafe act itself. Re-iterate the duty to intervene.
·When there is a significant change to an operation a time out for safety should be called to re-assess the operations, think plan and risk assessments.