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

Incident Investigation

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

November 7, 2018

Passenger Ropeways

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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