Alerts iconProduct caution notice relating to commercial diving equipment: gas conditioner charges

What happened? JFD has issued a Product Caution Notice to inform you of a potential safety issue with commercial diving equipment manufactured/supplied by JFD.  JFD are aware of a potential safety issue and are advising our customers and end users that all stock of this item requires inspection before use. This product caution notice applies … Continue reading “Product caution notice relating to commercial diving equipment: gas conditioner charges”

Alerts iconHigh potential near miss: dropped line pipe after vacuum lifter failed

What happened? During load out of a 30cm uncoated line pipe onto a transport trailer, the vacuum lifter unit being used to move the pipe lost suction and uncontrollably released (dropped) a 12m length of line pipe (weighing 1.8Te) from approximately 2m in height.  This occurred as the excavator was slewing towards the transport trailer … Continue reading “High potential near miss: dropped line pipe after vacuum lifter failed”

Alerts iconConfined space fatality on-board the fishing vessel Sunbeam

What happened? The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published a report into a confined space fatality on-board the fishing vessel at Fraserburgh in the UK, in August 2018.  The second engineer entered a refrigerated saltwater tank (RSW) (which was being prepared for cleaning) and collapsed.  He was seen lying unconscious at the aft … Continue reading “Confined space fatality on-board the fishing vessel Sunbeam”