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What’s the difference? Safety Alerts give details of events surrounding an incident, near-miss or good practice. Safety Moments are downloadable PowerPoint presentations which give details of an incident, near-miss or good practice, discussion questions and related resources. Please note that every Safety Alert and Moment is deliberately kept anonymous to encourage sharing within the industry. No companies, installations, dates or names will be identified within the Alert or Moment.

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Average: 4 (3 votes)
During the lift, a member of the deck crew heard a loud noise. On investigation, he found that the securing pin for the main block sheave guard had detached from the main crane block and fallen...
09 Aug 2017
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Average: 1 (1 vote)
Whilst entering the platform chemical storage unit for materials, the chemist pushed the roller shutter door open and, as he was doing so, the shutter assembly and housing broke free from the top of...
31 Jul 2017
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Average: 2.5 (2 votes)
Once A/C slowly made contact with the deck with the port main gear it lurched forward, sideways, and rolled left and possibly right also. There was no cyclic movement to cause this to occur. The...
27 Jul 2017
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Average: 4.6 (11 votes)
Once the ride was re-opened, a safety system was manually over-riden to allow a carriage of people to continue on the track. This resulted in the carriage with people crashing into a stationary empty...
19 Jul 2017
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Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
During the unpacking of a 1.5t electrical VSD panel from its transit packaging, the unit fell forward, trapping and tragically killing one of the work party. The unit was contained within an export...
10 Jul 2017
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Average: 3 (5 votes)
An individual was walking fairly quickly through the galley. Whilst turning a 90 degree corner, which she did by pivoting on her heel, she lost her footing and slipped resulting in a fall to the...
26 Jun 2017
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Average: 3 (7 votes)
During the work scope, the inspection phase required pictures to be taken via an iPad. A technician was looking through the iPad trying to get the right image and was walking backwards to get all the...
06 Jun 2017
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Average: 4.7 (7 votes)
The injured party (IP) was working in the laundry when they put their hand into a dryer (prior to running the cooling cycle) to check if the garments were dry. Whilst doing so, the IP's hand...
30 May 2017
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Average: 5 (3 votes)
The pressure control valve was opened by connecting Pidgy tubing straight to the valve actuator from the platform instrument air supply. This was an unregulated air supply from the instrument air...
22 May 2017
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Average: 3.2 (5 votes)
During normal operations a gas leak was detected and traced to the failed valve. The plant was shut down and the valve was removed for further investigation. The investigation revealed that a leak...
15 May 2017

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