Electro-magnetic brake on lift fails to hold weight of passenger
April 3, 2018
Location: Tumbler Ridge
Regulated industry sector: Elevating devices - Construction / personal hoist / man lift
Injury description: NA
Injury rating: NA
Incident rating: Minor
A wind turbine technician rode the lift to the top platform. Upon arrival and opening of the doors, the lift then started to descend. The door damaged, then broke free as the lift continued to move.