The Marine Safety Forum (MSF) has published the following Safety Flash regarding an incident in which part of a platform supply vessel was damaged when a large piece of equipment was lifted off it onto an offshore installation. The load being lifted snagged on a walkway and caused the damage. The root cause of the incident was that the lift plan and risk assessment failed to identify all the hazards involved.
The report can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-12.13.pdf
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