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00 am  In a high-rise building construction project somewhere in Bukit Mulia.News taken from The Star Online  An accident involving the use of gondola  29 March 2008 (Saturday) and at about 10.  3 workers seriously injured after thrown off from level 13. Ampang. .

The gondola .

LOSS    PEOPLE  INJURED – 3 WORKERS PROPERTY  MACHINE BREAKDOWN .GONDOLA PROCESS  CONSTRUCTION PROCESS STOP FOR A WHILE ABOUT 2 HOURS .

exceeding the safe working load of the gondola. .INCIDENT • Three workers on the gondola thrown off and landed on the ground. IMMEDIATE CAUSE • The workers placed the concrete mixture about 300kg and plus 3 workers weight about 200kg which is approximately 500kg. • One of the suspension ropes which had slipped from its mounting on the 15th floor of the building was found to be lying at the bottom of the gondola causing the working platform of the gondola to tilt and suspend from the other end.

BASIC CAUSES Personnel factors Lack of ability that tend to that accident Low mentality No safety procedure on how to handle the gondola Job factors Bad maintenance low-quality equipment Tough works times  the workers want to make the work faster so they put the concrete mixture exceeding the safe load.       .

LACK OF CONTROL  Supervisor didn’t check the gondola condition properly  The safety lock which was supposed to be activated by locking onto the safety rope in the event of such slippage or breakage of the suspension rope was suspected to be not functioning.  Low safety awareness from top management  No supervision on safety and monitor from time to time  Employees do not have proper safety/emergency training .

Incident and finally loss  So from that we can know source of the accident  .It is opposite of Accident Causation Model  Its starting from Lack of control then Basic Causes. Immediate Causes.

LACK OF C ONT ROL BASIC CAUSES IMMEDIATE CAUSES INCIDENT LOSS .

LA CK OF CO NT RO L BAS IC CAU SES IMMEDIATE CAUSES INCIDENT LOSS .

LA CK OF CO NT RO L BA SIC CA US ES CAU SES I MM EDIA TE INCIDENT LOSS .

LA C K O F C O N T R O L BA SI C CA US ES IM ME DI AT EC AU SE S INCI D EN T LOSS .

IM M ED IA TE K AC L IN CI DE F O CO N RO T L C SI BA AU C LO SS ES S C A U SE S NT .

CK LA OF OL R NT CO C SI BA CA S SE U IM M TE A DI E ES S U CA CI IN NT DE LO S S .

 The safe working load capacity plate has to be prominently displayed on the gondola. Any person who owns or hires a gondola (which is defined as a hoisting machine) has to ensure that a Certificate of Fitness is obtained from the department before the machine is used. From FMA. Refer to FMA the factory and machinery (certificates of competency – examinations) regulation 1970   . factory and machinery (personal in charge) regulation have mention about the regulation for personal in charge.

Supervisor has big responsibility in motivating workers and supervision need to be done from time to time Add weight sensor to make sure not overload. Only 2 workers are allowed on the working platform. Maintaining equipment used from time to time – check the condition of the gondola. Inspection follow Safety and Health rules.    . The employer has to ensure that the gondola is not overloaded during operation.

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