• Published: 16 Apr 2021

Safe Mechanical Lifting & the Prevention of Falling Objects

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Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
  • Contact with something fixed or stationary
  • Handling, lifting or carrying
  • Fall from height
  • Trapped or crushed
  • Collapse, overturn or failure of lifting equipment

Contributing Factor

  • Communication
  • Complacency
  • Competence
  • Change management
  • Control of work
  • Commitment
  • Culture

Description of Incident

The intention of this pack is to create awareness of the risks associated with lifting operations and falling objects.

Contained within this pack:

1 Safety Moment

8 Mini Safety Moments

You may wish to use this pack during safety meetings or break it up and use the individual sheets for your toolbox talks.

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