Child falls from carrier

Incident Investigation

Child falls from carrier

February 27, 2022

Passenger Ropeways

Reference Number:

II-1334965-2022 (#26372)

Location: Interior

Regulated industry sector: Passenger ropeways - Above surface ropeway

Incident overview

Child fell 7.5 meters from carrier when the chairlift re-started after the restraining bar had been raised. It’s likely the signage indicating to raise the restraining bar while the carrier was at a considerable height contributed to the incident.

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