2009-01-09 Guyline Strikes Face

Location: 
Clearwater BC
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2009-01-09
Company Name: 
Canfor Vavenby
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Employee was spooling up guyline when a loop of the guyline came out and hit him in the face causing a cut which required stitches. Employee was unaware that there was slack in the guyline.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Contractor to update SOP around spooling of guylines to include standing further away when lines are being spooled and looking up to check for possible slack in the lines or other hazards before winding tight.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Canfor Vavenby 250-676-1138

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2009-01-09 Guyline Strikes Face.pdf
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