Safety Alerts

Control of Work Activities

Number: 21-07 Dated: 23/04/2021

Tank Corrosion

Sharing of learnings from a tank corrosion case resulting from incorrect disposal of corrosive chemicals.

Number: 21-04 Dated: 24/02/2021

Escalation of Poor Maintenance

Foundering of a vessel as a result of poor maintenance.

Number: 21-03 Dated: 18/02/2021

Finger Injury During Rescue Boat Launch Drill

Finger injury / partial amputation during a launch drill of the vessels rescue boat.

Number: 20-12 Dated: 04/12/2020

Failure to Wear Correct PPE

Vessel crew intervened when they observed shore crew not wearing correct PPE.

Number: 20-10 Dated: 20/11/2020

FRC Capsize During Competence Assessment

Crew members fell into the sea during Fast Rescue Craft competence assessment

Number: 20-07 Dated: 04/09/2020

Finger injury during wire transfer operations

Crush injury to vessel crew members finger during wire transfer operations

Number: 20-06 Dated: 12/08/2020

Methanol Transfer

Discrepancies in quantities of methanol transfers and unobserved spills to sea.

Number: 18-16 Dated: 13/06/2018

Machinery Failure

A vessel recently experienced machinery failure which had significant potential to result in a far more serious incident. The vessel was standing by at location due to fog preventing operations. At 03:20 the high-level alarm on the forward

Number: 18-05 Dated: 12/02/2018

Escape Hatch Blocked

During a general walk around on a vessel an electrical transformer was discovered as pictured below. After checking it transpired that the transformer had been left by a contractor who had placed it on top of an escape

Number: 18-01 Dated: 18/01/2018

Electrical Burn – Removal of Safety Devices

The IP was tasked with resetting the operating panel for a 690 V AC anti heeling pump. Whilst doing so he received an electrical burn to his middle finger when he reset the breaker switch.

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