A recent incident occurred when a light fitting fell from a hi-mast tower.
Fortunately no one was injured it could easily have been very different..
Our investigations to date have established that a single “Nyloc” locking nut had failed and become loose with vibration, allowing the fitting to fall to the ground.
All locations must:
Check records of inspection and maintenance of all Hi-Mast towers, lattice towers and any other light fittings at height.
Carry out an inspection of the security of such fixings as soon as possible, if these have not been checked in previous insp