Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
Any Location Type
Lifting, crane, rigging, deck operations
Incident Info Source
Craig MacBeath, Sparrows Offshore Services Ltd
Specific Incident Equipment
Crane Main Block Hook Assembly
No details available.
For the purpose of inspections Crane Ops need to be made aware of this issue with inertia/gravity type latches. The daily inspection process should include ensuring that these pins are secured by either fasteners or welding. Where possible these hooks should be replaced with a positive locking latch.