Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
- Handling, lifting or carrying
Description of Incident
The rig contractor was rigging down from a well, and the logistics contractor was in the process of removing the V-door from the substructure. The lifting equipment was secured, with a tagline
attached. Pins securing the V-door to the substructure were removed to allow lifting and removal of the V-door. As the load was being lifted, the crane reversed, and the load levelled. This created a bind
in the load, causing one of the D-Rings to dislodge from the lifting hook. The V-door fell (approximately 3 metres) onto the drill line and managed pressure drilling line below.
All personnel were clear of the area at the time of the event, and no injuries were reported.
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