Dropped Load - A Layer Cake of Errors

A Dropped Load Several hundred pre-cast concrete reinforced panels had been craned and installed without any obvious safety issues when a panel detached from the basketed flat sling arrangement and fell to the floor below. The slings had…

A Flexible Load and Over Centre Scissor Clamps - A Dangerous Combination

Dropped Load - A Rail Tale Back at the beginning of my safety career  I investigated a dropped load incident where a 25 metre length of rail line fell whilst the rail was being lifted by a crane into position as a replacement item for…