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Safe Working Distances – Use of Flail Head

A FISA member has shared this safety alert on Safe working distances for use of flail head.

  • The flail head struck a piece of wire which had not been spotted during the pre-works checks.
  • The wire was thrown approximately 38m outside of the working area and struck a parked car on the far side of the road working area.
  • No-one was injured in this incident.

Read the full alert below for more about the incident, key lessons learned and related industry good practice guidance.

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