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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: 4.4 (9 votes)
2200kg of potential dropped objects were collected, equivalent to the the mass of two small cars.
03 Jan 2018
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Average: 4 (1 vote)
An inspector was conducting visual inspection of pipework within the condensate sweetening unit of an onshore gas terminal when he observed some white crystalised product within a small area of An...
05 Dec 2017
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Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
Services team were working a vessel, load handling containers onto the skid deck using a safe hands tool (blind lift). All personnel within the Services team were competent and experienced in...
28 Nov 2017
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Average: 4.6 (14 votes)
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 (7 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 (4 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 (6 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: 3.5 (6 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: 4.5 (12 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