• Published: 13 Feb 2012
  • Incident ID: 3413

Box Lid Fell to Deck

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving vehicle or vessel
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Air transport

Lessons Identified

Direct Causes

1. Lid was not securely fastened to Fire & Gas batteries box

Underlying Causes

1. On inspection the lid did have clips to lock it in place but one was not working correctly and the other one was missing the clasp.

Incident Recommendations

Immediate Actions:

1. Conduct hazard hunt to identify any other potential dropped objects

Mitigation Measures:

1. Increase vigilance/inspection criteria on storage boxes/containers

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