Description of rigging hazards that can result in serious injuries or fatalities.
Fall Hazards created by:
Uneven working surfaces.
Wet and slippery working surfaces.
Working surfaces not cleared of obstructions.
Improper use of portable ladder.
Unprotected sides, bulkhead openings, deck holes more than 5 ft.
Struck-by and Crushing Hazards created by:
Gear and equipment not properly inspected.
Defective gear and equipment.
Moving parts and equipment.
Loads not safely rigged before being hoisted.
Improper use of tag line allowing hoisting material to swing out of control.
Loads swung or suspended overhead.
Hazardous locations between a swinging load and fixed object.
Electrical Hazards created by:
Use of hoisting and hauling equipment near energized lines.
Tools and equipment not properly grounded.
Defective electrical tools.
Worn or frayed electric cables.