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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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During the non-routine transfer of aviation fuel from one tank to another, an overfill of the tank occurred resulting in the release of approximately 0.57kg of aviation fuel through an open vent line...
20 Nov 2017
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Average: 4 (4 votes)
During a lift, the storage door had opened which revealed a small tool box inside which was not secured. Investigation Findings / Learning : The Antiluce drop lock had no means of secondary retention...
13 Nov 2017
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Average: 4.3 (4 votes)
The issue relates to the introduction of an obstruction (e.g. a knot) between the painter line and the extension line which prevents the descent device carabiner from passing over and could...
06 Nov 2017
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Average: 4 (3 votes)
Hydrocarbon pipework had been isolated and flushed. The 3” section, connected to the 1” bypass section via a take-off, was changed out successfully. As the final cut was made to the...
16 Oct 2017
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Average: 4.8 (5 votes)
The first section of clamp had been successfully lowered into position below the leg mooring ring. One team member ascended to the spider deck to prepare the second clamp section for lowering,...
13 Oct 2017
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Average: 3.4 (5 votes)
In one instance, a technician was watching TV when he ran his hands through his hair and instantly felt something enter his eye. In another instance, a technician was in his cabin after a shower, and...
10 Oct 2017
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Average: 4.6 (10 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: 1.4 (5 votes)
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: 3 (3 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: 4.5 (13 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