Safety, Environment & Legislation

1998 Safety Flashes

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IMCA Safety Flash 01/98 – January 1998

  1. Dive Dynamics AH3 diving helmet
  2. Cable handling incident
  3. ROV incident
  4. Failure of transmission systems components on Aker 50-15 offshore cranes
  5. Crawler crane drive chains
  6. Electrical integrity of an ROV

IMCA Safety Flash 02/98 – March 1998

  1. Man killed by falling ROV equipment on a drill rig
  2. Serious personal injury and uncontrolled lowering of final splice bight
  3. Contamination of divers air supply
  4. Slewing, storage and securing of gas quads and ships
  5. Electrical power supply to ROV equipment

IMCA Safety Flash 03/98 – May 1998

  1. Crane wire failure
  2. Parted green pin plate lifting clamps
  3. Fatal accident involving a boom crane
  4. FPSO experienced loss of stability while discharging cargo
  5. Electrical installation onboard ships

IMCA Safety Flash 04/98 – September 1998

  1. Failure of valve visual position indicator on subsea Christmas tree
  2. Exploding diffuser
  3. DP incident
  4. Use of a diffuser
  5. Failure of an X-90 ROV lars system
  6. Crane incident