• Published: 12 May 2011
  • Incident ID: 3118

Potential and Actual Dropped Objects

Cause & Consequence

  • Fall from height
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Drilling unit

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

Scaffold equipment and hand tools

Lessons Identified

Always assess and review worksite. Always plan the temporary storage of materials. Never leave objects where they could drop.

Incident Recommendations

Hightlight the requirement for correct storage to all personnel. Ensure barriers are sufficient, e.g. 2m up 4m out. If you see loose items remove them; if you see it - you own it.

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