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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: 5 (6 votes)
During a routine lifting operation from quayside to vessel, whilst attempting to lower a pallet laden with stores through a deck hatch, the load contacted the corner of the hatch, damaging the pallet...
06 Mar 2017
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Average: 4.2 (6 votes)
On day 14-to-15 the work party technician noticed at the end of the shift that his harness was badly damaged. It was reported on site to the client and a 'Time Out for Safety' was called. It...
20 Feb 2017
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Average: 3.6 (8 votes)
During the above process, the gas detector within the turbine enclosure activated. The GPA was activated when the gas detector went into High/High alarm and subsequently shut down the turbine. Snoop...
16 Jan 2017
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Average: 3.6 (5 votes)
Incident 1: A CCU being back loaded from an installation impacted on a container already backloaded, the impact on the CCU caused it to then swing into a safe haven where it caught on the anti-snag...
09 Jan 2017
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Average: 4.3 (3 votes)
Recent incidents involving PSTASS have identified cause of failures to be attributable to accumulated damage (reference previous alert 'Damage to PSTASS Assemblies' Nov 16). A comprehensive parts...
21 Dec 2016
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Average: 5 (4 votes)
A 15kg object came through the windscreen. It is thought the object was left on top of a container that came back from offshore and was being transported on a lorry travelling in the opposite...
19 Dec 2016
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Average: 5 (1 vote)
Cleaning and blasting on live hydrocarbon-containing lines Concern that the enclosure prevented natural ventilation and allowed the potential for an explosive gas mixture Concern was raised through...
06 Dec 2016
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Average: 4.5 (6 votes)
Whilst carrying out well services operations on an NUI (Normally Unmanned Installation), a member of the well services crew sustained an injury to their lower right leg. At the time of incident the...
28 Nov 2016
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Average: 4.1 (8 votes)
During routine helicopter operations a helideck assistant (HDA) picked up a case containing a water testing kit whilst back loading cargo onto the Helicopter. This cargo was not destined for the...
17 Nov 2016
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Average: 4 (7 votes)
Severe damage has been caused to PSTASS assemblies Due to incorrect handling both on & offshore. Excessive & unacceptable damage has resulted in pstass (EBS) failure. A recent incident...
10 Nov 2016