Alerts iconIgnited hand sanitiser

What happened? Someone got his hands burnt when alcohol based hand sanitiser caught fire. The person was using alcohol based hand sanitiser as recommended during the Corona pandemic. The person touched a surface before his hands were completely dry. Due to static electricity, the fumes from the hand sanitiser ignited with an almost invisible flame … Continue reading “Ignited hand sanitiser”

Alerts iconCOVID-19: positive observation – maintaining social distancing during toolbox talks and meetings

What happened? The local mooring department of a contractor member has enforced strict physical distancing in external areas for toolbox talks (TBT) and other operational meetings. Circle markings on the ground to indicate how far apart individuals should stand while attending a toolbox talk meeting. This initiative was proposed and fully implemented by the local … Continue reading “COVID-19: positive observation – maintaining social distancing during toolbox talks and meetings”

Alerts iconPositive observation: plexiglass shields installed in company shared vehicles

What happened? Following vehicle cleaning and disinfection protocol an additional initiative to protect drivers and passengers from COVID-19 during the pandemic is the installation of protective plexiglass shields in all company shared vehicles. An internal modification has been designed to create a barrier between the driver and passengers in the back seat. Two vehicles have … Continue reading “Positive observation: plexiglass shields installed in company shared vehicles”

Alerts iconPositive observation: installation of disinfection tunnels

What happened? One of our members has installed a disinfecting tunnel providing an additional control measure in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases. The disinfectant system is equipped with a motion-activated sprayer that will trigger misting and disinfects of any person who walks through it. The equipment was arranged in partnership … Continue reading “Positive observation: installation of disinfection tunnels”

Alerts iconVessel gangway rolled off platform tower and fell to the quayside in high wind

What happened? During stormy weather, there were sudden and violent gusts of wind of greater than 50 knots, resulting in a vessel alongside being pushed off the quay. This resulted in the gangway rolling off the platform tower and falling approximately 5.2m to the quay. The vessel’s side of the gangway remained attached to the … Continue reading “Vessel gangway rolled off platform tower and fell to the quayside in high wind”