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GRAVITY

What types of gravity hazards are potentially present on offshore locations?

  •  Gravity hazards may be potentially present in many different ways at an offshore location. Some examples include:

  •  Dropped objects from equipment and work taking place at heights

  •  Tripping and falling on stairs, elevated work areas, or ladders

  •  Lifting and hoisting operations

  •  Dropped loads from cranes or other lifting equipment, or falling loose objects from loads

  •  Potential crush injuries during lifting/hoisting operations or manual material handling activities