Safety, Environment & Legislation

2006 Safety Flashes

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IMCA Safety Flash 01/06 – January 2006

  1. Breathing gas contamination
  2. Fatality - Fall from height in shipyard
  3. Falling object - Load dropped by crane
  4. Hammer dropped from height
  5. Falling object - Grating fell onto pipe deck

IMCA Safety Flash 02/06– February 2006

  1. Falling object - Failure of lifting appliance
  2. Fatal fall in shipyard
  3. Worker sustained severe facial injuries during vessel maintenance
  4. Hand injury sustained by diver

IMCA Safety Flash 03/06 – February 2006

  1. Recent DP incident onboard a DSV

IMCA Safety Flash 04/06 – March 2006

  1. Fatality - Falling object
  2. Wrist injury sustained during vessel maintenance

IMCA Safety Flash 05/06 – April 2006

  1. Flash fire in field joint coating station
  2. Burns caused by release of steam and boiling water from overheated pump
  3. Hand injury sustained by diver
  4. Isolation of fuel tanks

IMCA Safety Flash 06/06 – June 2006

  1. Near-miss: Missing grating on platform in fuel tank
  2. Recall of Pains Wessex white collision warning hand flares

IMCA Safety Flash 07/06 – June 2006

  1. Near-miss: Potential use of petroleum-based grease in an oxygen-rich environment
  2. Kirby Morgan one-way valves (follow-up to IMCA Safety Flash 09/05 item 1)
  3. Crane incident
  4. Recall due to failure of parts in Dacon Rescue Scoops

IMCA Safety Flash 08/06 – June 2006

  1. Trapped pressure release incident
  2. Serious injury during pipestalk rolling operation

IMCA Safety Flash 09/06 – July 2006

  1. Near-miss involving Hyfex fire extinguisher refill kits
  2. Fatal accident with lifting appliance
  3. Small fire caused by toaster in mess room

IMCA Safety Flash 10/06 – August 2006

  1. Lifting wire strop failure during air bag lift

IMCA Safety Flash 11/06 – September 2006

  1. Parting of slings causing fall of heavy object onto seabed
  2. Warning regarding Imenco Minilatch - ROV fell onto deck

IMCA Safety Flash 12/06 – October 2006

  1. Wire break in wind sensor caused DP drive-off

IMCA Safety Flash 13/06 – November 2006

  1. Flash fire in gas supply equipment onboard dive support vessel
  2. Open lifeboat - corroded tie band side plates

IMCA Safety Flash 14/06 – December 2006

  1. DP run-off incident - Class 2 DP vessel
  2. Near-miss: Divers nearly hit by weight on taut wire