Safety, Environment & Legislation

1999 Safety Flashes

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IMCA Safety Flash 01/99 – January 1999

  1. Subsea lifting and dropped loads
    • Dropped umbilical handling basket
    • Dropped clump weight
    • Dropped clamp and buoy
    • Modified latch failure
  2. Structural failure of a transponder housing
  3. Underwater rigging failure

IMCA Safety Flash 02/99 – January 1999

  1. Video - Lifeboat on-load release gear
  2. Lifeboat safety guidelines
  3. Lifeboat brake release failure
  4. Lifeboat incident as a result of a suspension chain failure

IMCA Safety Flash 03/99 – May 1999

  1. Plough recovery incident
  2. Regen plumbing incident
  3. Eureka wire locks
  4. Loose bolts on turbine engine exhaust stack

IMCA Safety Flash 04/99 – July 1999

  1. Offshore telescopic gangway
  2. Potentially defective ball valves
  3. Joystick controls

IMCA Safety Flash 05/99 – August 1999

  1. Transponder explosion
  2. Lifeboat drop test

IMCA Safety Flash 06/99 – November 1999

  1. SOPEP oil booms
  2. Automatic control - navigation problem
  3. Failure of a ½" BSP cap under pressure on well service work

IMCA Safety Flash 07/99 – December 1999

  1. Hydraulic hand pump (Enerpac) hose failure
  2. Condition of container doors
  3. Crane accidents
  4. Crane whip line incident
  5. Forged diving certificates