• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3253

TEMPSC Winch Gear Switchboards - Injury Identifies Potential Failure Mode

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving machinery or material being machined
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

TEMPSC winch equipment - Potential problem with lifeboat switchgear

Lessons Identified

No details available.

Incident Recommendations

Any companies having a lifeboat lifting mechanism which may be similarly designed to this are advised to check the wiring of the system against approved drawings to ensure that energising cannot occur even when interlocks are applied (for example when hand cranking the life boat into position).

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