• Published: 28 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3353

BOI Multiple Fatality

Cause & Consequence

  • Release of a harmful substance
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Onshore construction/rig repair yard

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source


Specific Incident Equipment

Water tank and coil tubing

Lessons Identified

  • Always follow procedures:
  • Conduct muti-gas test ( LEL, O2, CO2 &H2S) before entering confined space.
  • Wear proper PPE for task. ( Appropriate masks for acceptable range limits and breathing apparatus for over range limits).
  • Think through the rescue attempt before carrying it out.

Incident Recommendations

  • Identify confined space and their risks in your working area.
  • Follow safety guidelines no.3 - confined space entry.
  • Always follow procedures before performing your tasks. Ensure confined space work permit has been prepared and the requirements have been fulfilled. ( Gas test, ventilation, buddy system, equipment & PPE, etc).
  • Always implement 3 safety golden rules:
  • - think first
  • - stop immediately
  • report immediately

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