This chapter of the Power Generation Handbook looks at the risks posed by dropped tools in the Power Gen Sector.
Power plant maintenance routinely involves personnel working at height across multiple levels. During plant turnarounds and shutdowns, the number of personnel onsite increases – and so do the risks posed by dropped tools.
Hand tools such as hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers, or their components, may slip from a technician’s grasp and fall through gaps in railings leading to a Drops incident
Click here to read more about tool tethering, and how it can help to prevent dropped object incidents occurring in Power Generation.