• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3295

Failure to secure sling results in dropped object

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Modification of plant/structures

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

A sling being used to secure a snatch block fell to a rig floor after the snatch block was removed from service, but the sling was not secured to prevent it from being dropped.

Lessons Identified

As per the IADC Alert 10-13

Incident Recommendations

As per the IADC Alert 10-13

As per the IADC Alert 10-13

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