• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3325

Lifting Operations Fatality

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Lifting, crane, rigging, deck operations

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

Equipment suspended from the rig crane.

Lessons Identified

The JSA was inadaquate for the task.A distraction caused one of the 'lift' team to lose concentration.The IP entered the lift area for no apparent reason.

Incident Recommendations

Only selected personnel to be part of the lifting process.Rigging Slinging and hoisting arrangements shall be agreed prior to the commencement of the lift.Lift Supervisors/Banksmen and Deck Foremen to ensure everyone involved in the lift understands the plan and adheres to it.

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