Cause & Consequence
- Moving, flying or falling object
- Control of work
Description of Process
Carrying out lifts utilising the installations forward crane
Description of Incident
After completing lifts with the forward crane, the crane operator stowed the crane boom in its cradle. The crane operator observed one of the Teflon pads dislodge and fall from the cradle. The pad initially fell onto the handrail around the tunnel air lock roof before falling further into the main deck forward landing area.
Good Practice Guidance
- Ensure planned maintenance is carried out.
- Carry out inspections on the crane rest for Potential Dropped Objects.