• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3243

Dropped Object (First Stage Seprarator )

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

First Stage Seprarator Air movement equipment

Lessons Identified

Inadequate risk assessment, work party failed to identify potential for dropped object.

Incident Recommendations

  • Review risk assessment ensuring dropped object hazards have been identified.
  • Review vessel entry procedure to include additional control measures to reduce dropped object potential.
  • Conduct thorough inspections/checks to be carried out in all vessels prior to work commencing.

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