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  • Published: 1 Dec 2023

High potential near miss: Dropped Paraguard stretcher during drill

High potential near miss Dropped Paraguard stretcher during drill
High potential near miss Dropped Paraguard stretcher during drill

Description of Incident

During a rescue from height /evacuation drill within the top of the main crane pedestal, a Paraguard stretcher (12kg) slipped out from the dummy and fell approximately. 50m to the crane winch room below.

The incident occurred just as the descent was starting. The area below the drill was a restricted access area; there were no injuries.

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