• Published: 12 May 2011
  • Incident ID: 3135

Sea Bin Lids

Cause & Consequence

  • Handling, lifting or carrying
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

PSL Energy Services Ltd Phillip Brunton

Specific Incident Equipment

Sea Bin, Tool box. Safety catch

Lessons Identified

Never act on assumptions, always check stops and safety catches. Remember, Safety is your responsibility. Ensure this hazard is captured and highlighted on Task Risk Assessment.

Incident Recommendations

Sea bins to be located in such a way that the lids can be fully opened without restriction. The person accessing the sea bin must confirm that the locking pins are secured to prevent the lid closing. New warning signs to be displayed on Sea Bins warning of the dangers and procedure to be followed.

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