• Published: 16 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3206

Rebreather Units Out of Certificate

Cause & Consequence

  • Failure of PPE/RPE
Incident Consequence
Not Assigned

Incident Location

Onshore office, support base, heliport

Incident Activity

Air transport

Incident Info Source

Neil Mathieson - 01224 371445

Specific Incident Equipment

Air Pocket plus

Lessons Identified

1/ Individuals are encouraged to check that re-breathers supplied are within its next inspection due date.2/This matter was investigated by the Helicopter Company and their Contractor. Changes to procedure has been addressed to avoid a repeat occurrence.

Incident Recommendations

On an agreed time after the implementation of the new procedures a full audit to be carried out by Helicopter Company to confirm robustness of there third Party suppliers system.

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