Mobile Tower Light - Near Miss

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Type:  Just-In-Time Report

Publisher:  Suncor Energy

Published As:  Public


Topics:  Vehicle Safety, Operations, Training and Qualification, Work Management/Planning, Hoisting and Rigging, Radiation Protection

Workers were lowering a mobile light tower boom when it unexpectedly fell causing minor vehicle damage and no injury to personnel. However, the consequences of this event could have been much more serious. Operators of this type of equipment must be aware of the manufacturers operating requirements to ensure it is operated safely. Managers should ensure that all workers who work with or around such equipment are aware of the potential safety concerns.

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