Cause & Consequence
- Fall from height
Any Location Type
Incident Info Source
Step change in safety
Specific Incident Equipment
Attempting to man handle very heavy tubular equipment.
The Supervisor did not realise the casing owuld be too heavy to manually handle.No lay down equipment was used to perform the task.The winch operator did not 'ground' the equipment when he saw it begin to swing towards the rig crew members.No one identified the hazards associated with working around an open hole.
Close all rig and other floor openingsEnsure adaquate people are available to perform the task.Ensure all personnel are involved in an assessment of the task.
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