Cable grip slips during installation of communication line causing tower to sway

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Technologies

Technologies
Reference number
II-795000-2019 (#10451)

Location: Whistler

Regulated industry sector: Passenger Ropeways

Incident overview

While installing and tensioning a communication line, the cable grip slipped along the line, causing the cable tension to release. The tower dramatically swayed several feet, throwing the installer off balance, causing a minor injury.

 

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