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  • Published: 14 May 2024

Lifting - Person in Line of Fire

Lifting Person in Line of Fire Safer Together
Lifting Person in Line of Fire Safer Together

Description of Incident

When lowering the boom back into its resting position, a crane operator identified that a broom cradle was missing a piece of rubber buffer plate (weight approximately 24kg). The crew immediately examined the area and found the missing plate on the deck (approximately 10m below its original location).

DROPS calculations indicate this incident could have had a fatal consequence.

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