Work Equipment

Most Recent Work Equipment Alerts

Eye Injury Whilst Opening Paint Tin Lid

Number: 21-15

Serious eye injury sustained by vessel crew member whilst opening a paint tin lid

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Wearing and Stowage of PPE

Number: 21-05

Good practice in relation to the use and storage of eye protection developed as a result of a minor incident on a members vessel.

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Injury to Crew-member whilst using Pillar Drill

Number: 17-14

The injured party was in the process of manufacturing a metal blank for a pipe on the vessels hot water system, the pipe was to be manufactured using a piece of 2mm metal plate. Part of the process

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Steel Ferrule Failure

Number: 17-11

Whilst operating the forward utility hoist (Tugger), weight was taken to support a 1.5t basket to assist the crane in removing the basket from the drill floor. The winch wire was in tension and load 2” above the

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Personnel Injury Whilst Using Pillar Drill

Number: 17-08

An experienced engineer was changing out a drill bit on a tower drill in the engine room workshop and while doing so he inadvertently operated the wrong handle and started the drill. The engineer was wearing gloves to

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Incorrect Fitting of Hydrostatic Release Units

Number: 15-21

Some of our vessels have been supplied with Thanner 4 Year Hydrostatic Release Units (HRU). A recent internal inspection on one of our vessels has highlighted that they have been fitted incorrectly. Therefore all vessels are requested to

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