• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3340

Rig worker suffers injury whilst maintaining spinners

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving machinery or material being machined
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

Pipe Spinners

Lessons Identified

Lack of risk assessment to identify any potential unplanned movement.Lack of communication with others who may have aided in the maintenance operation.

Incident Recommendations

A proper and thorough risk assessment to be performed for the task.Training to be carried out in RA techniques.

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