Safety Alert 28 – Fall (No Injury)


What       Fall

Where    Scaffolding around Reel / Core yard Mobile AL.

When     03-02-2015 3:30 P.m.

What Happened       Employee fell approximately 6 feet and was caught by harness.

Why                           Improper installation of stair tread.

Contributing Factors    Employee had limited experience installing these type stairs.

Corrective measures

  1. While installing stair treads, there will be a competent person or supervisor monitoring the installation of treads. This will ensure that treads are properly placed and locked into position.
  2. Scaffolding Training is being revised to include installation of stairwells.
  3. All employees involved in scaffold building will be given a refresher to include the additional training.
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