Description of Process
Oscillating fire monitor system.
Description of Incident
A power outage and low instrument air pressure set off an oscillating fire monitor, filling
the deck drains. Technicians attempted to redirect the monitor – successful for a period
of time. The monitor started oscillating in a non-standard arc, resulting in water impinging
on a control cabinet. The IP attempted to shut-down the monitor and was struck by water
rebounding off the cabinet. IP was sent onshore for assessment, returning to work 5 days
Good Practice Guidance
Carry out a suitable and sufficient Dynamic Risk Assessment
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