- Situation awareness
- Perception of risk
- Intervention/safety conversations
- Time pressure
Construction – principal and subcontractors.
The greatest proportion of fatal incidents in the Construction Industry result from falls from height, which consistently account for approximately half of all fatalities. (Pye Tait Report 2011). Gravity tells the story of the death of a subcontractor as a result of a fall from scaffolding and explores the various causal factors that contributed to it, such as risk, hazard and situational awareness and of course that very familiar need to “get the job done”. In this play, we not only visit the work site itself, but also the court as those involved are called to account. And we attend the funeral of the man who fell to his death…