• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3248

NEAR MISS - Dropped Scaffold Tube

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Construction, hook-up, commissioning

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

A 50mm in diameter scaffold tube fell through a gap of 53mm which was evident at the bottom of a stairway wher it joins with the deck grating.

Lessons Identified

Organisations and companies will have to decide what steps to take to avoid a similar occurence from taking place at their work places.

Incident Recommendations

Review the details of this occurence and put in place suitable preventitive measures to ensure a similar event does not take place at your work site.

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