Safety Alerts

Dropped Objects

Number: 21-14 Dated: 15/09/2021

Dropped Object During Cargo Discharge Operations

Seafastening bracket dropped from cargo forklift pocket whilst lifting from vessel to shore.

Number: 21-08 Dated: 27/04/2021

Potential Dropped Object

Potential dropped object found in a forklift pocket of a CCU after lifting to installation.

Number: 21-06 Dated: 10/03/2021

Dropped Object Awareness

Safety alert to raise awareness on the persistent problem of dropped and potential dropped objects along with key points to help keep vessel crew safe.

Number: 20-11 Dated: 27/11/2020

Potential Dropped Object Found on Bundle of Casing

Cargo securing hook from the Supply Vessel found on a bundle of casing after lifting to the Rig

Number: 20-04 Dated: 30/04/2020

PDO – Nets v Tarpaulins for Covering Cargo Carrying Units

Potential Dropped Object during cargo operations leads to assessment in suitability of Nets compared to Tarpaulins for covering open top cargo covering units.

Number: 20-02 Dated: 25/02/2020

Potential Dropped Object – Improvised Tool

Improvised tool for cargo securing left on CCU becoming a potential dropped object

Number: 19-15 Dated: 23/12/2019

Unsafe Lifting Operations – Potential Dropped Object

Observation on an unsafe lift and recommendations for improvements that can be made.

Number: 19-08 Dated: 11/06/2019

Near Miss – Dropped Object

2 x Near Miss events involving dropped and potential dropped objects during routine lifting operations offshore

Number: 19-04 Dated: 01/03/2019

Potential Dropped Object

Hardened cement on guide base led to a significant potential for dropped objects during the back load process from offshore.

Number: 19-03 Dated: 26/02/2019

Door of CCU Swung Open Whilst Backloading

Whilst back loading a CCU at an offshore location a door swung open when the lift landed on the vessel deck. This alert also looks at the risks associated with sending such items back up to the installation

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