• Published: 12 May 2011
  • Incident ID: 3107

Pipeline Construction - Transportation Failure

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

Neil Merchant:-

Specific Incident Equipment

No details available

Lessons Identified

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Incident Recommendations

This incident may have been prevented had the worker: - Scissored down the lowboy and walked the pipe layer off the front of the trailer. - Used a winch tether combined with trailer to ground blocking for unloading the pipe layer using the trailer's beavertail. - Used a fixed ramp in conjunction with the trailer's beavertail (i.e., temporary earthen ramp).

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