Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
Any Location Type
Lifting, crane, rigging, deck operations
Incident Info Source
Step change in safety
Specific Incident Equipment
A 23lb light fitting fell 90ft from the crane boom to deck level
Review of the tour inspection to include crane booms and associated light fittings.Perform a thorough DROPS inspection.Crane manufacturer to perform a review of the current situation and recommend improvement solutions.Removal of any fittings not required.
Ensure secondary retention is secure, in place and fit for purpoe.
Each organisation reading this should review their current arrangements for effectiveness and ensure that they provide a safe system of work covering all work tasks and locations in line with their own policies and procedures.