• Published: 26 May 2011
  • Incident ID: 3161

Seaman Injured in Crane Pennant Wire Incident

Cause & Consequence

  • Fall from height
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Specialist vessel eg diving, construction, survey

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

Crane pennant wire, Crane hook, Supply vessel

Lessons Identified

Although the AB's were concerned about the movement of the Crane Pennant, neither called a "time out".It is most important to be aware of ones surroundings and the potential hazards which exist.See msf-safety-flash-08.12 for more details

Incident Recommendations

This is the second incident of this type in recent weeks (see alert #986- MSF Safety Flash 08-06). Personnel need to be reminded that rapidly changing circumstances require constant awareness and re-assessement of work plan. If in doubt, don't do it. Step back and re-assess. See msf-safety-flash-08.12 for more details

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