Safety, Environment & Legislation

2005 Safety Flashes

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IMCA Safety Flash 01/05 – January 2005

  1. Correct specification of shackles
  2. Helideck foam sample
  3. Lifting techniques
  4. Driving policy
  5. Dropped objects from scaffolding
  6. Dropped object during delivery of offshore container

IMCA Safety Flash 02/05 – February 2005

  1. Fatality - fall from height
  2. Vertical lay system dropped during quayside mobilisation
  3. Fire at sea
  4. Securing of loads

IMCA Safety Flash 03/05 – March 2005

  1. Finger injury during loading operations
  2. Injury while grinding without PPE
  3. Gas leak during removal of temperature sensor from thermo well
  4. Diver injury from implosion of a fishing buoy
  5. Floating ignition source drifts near to production platform
  6. Diver hand burn injury during underwater cutting operation
  7. Incident involving Cameron high pressure accumulator
  8. Fatality - swinging load incident
  9. Fire caused at the stern of a dive support vessel by flaring gas from a rig
  10. Uncontrolled ascent of lay-down head
  11. Fatality - grinder incident
  12. Near miss - diver's umbilical severed by propeller
  13. MRSA and appropriate use of antibiotics
  14. Transponder pressure relief system failure

IMCA Safety Flash 04/05 – March 2005

  1. Incident involving Cameron high pressure accumulator (follow up to safety flash 03/05 item 7)

IMCA Safety Flash 05/05 – April 2005

  1. Starting air system incident
  2. Pollution caused by burst hydraulic hose
  3. Caution notice: Kirby Morgan regulators

IMCA Safety Flash 06/05 – May 2005

  1. Hand grinder injuries
  2. Leaking oxygen valve
  3. Near-miss: Flooding of a diver's helmet

IMCA Safety Flash 07/05 – May 2005

  1. ROV free-fall incident
  2. Product safety recall: Kongsberg RPT transponders

IMCA Safety Flash 08/05– July 2005

  1. Jellyfish incident
  2. Caution notice: Electric Gasmizer gas booster
  3. Diving bell clamp mating screws

IMCA Safety Flash 09/05 – July 2005

  1. Malfunction of Kirby Morgan B17 side block non-return valve
  2. Serious injury during crane operations

IMCA Safety Flash 10/05 – October 2005

  1. Crane wire failure
  2. Engine room fire
  3. Explosion in ballast tank causing loss of life
  4. Lost anchor chain
  5. Near-miss during heavy lift operations

IMCA Safety Flash 11/05 - November 2005

  1. Engine room fires - Appropriate use of insulating material on hot surfaces
  2. Near-miss during diving operations
  3. Engine room flooding
  4. Object falling from height
  5. Near-miss during lifting operations
  6. Near-miss - Dropped object narrowly misses worker

IMCA Safety Flash 12/05 - December 2005

  1. Failure of high pressure fitting
  2. Lifting fatality