• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3306

Hydraulic Jack Hand Injury

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

Double acting hydraulic cylinder

Lessons Identified

  1. The implementation procedure should have been followed - any deviation should have been approved by the technical authority onshore
  2. Although a risk assessment was carried out, the users failed to identify the hazards

Incident Recommendations

Label double acting rams to bring attention to hazards.

Communicate to all personnel that changes need onshore verification by competent persons

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