• Published: 12 May 2011
  • Incident ID: 3119

Dropped BOP Cover

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Drilling unit

Incident Activity

Drilling, workover

Incident Info Source

Phil Brunton

Specific Incident Equipment

BOP Hatch Cover

Lessons Identified

As part of a thorough and sufficient Risk Assessment prior to task commencement, all items of plant and protection which constitute a drops hazard must be identified and firmly securede to prevent dislodgement

Incident Recommendations

All work equipment to go through a thorough design review and HAZID process to ensure all possibvle and forseeable hazards are recognised and suitably controlled

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