Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) has reported that on July 25, 2023, during lifting of a chemical tank from the Hibernia Platform to a support vessel by crane, a 1.8 kilogram piece of timber from the tank support frame fell 15 metres to the deck of the vessel.
There were no injuries. No personnel were inside the pre-designated lifting exclusion zones either on the Platform or the vessel, however the incident had the potential for fatality based on the Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme (DROPS) calculator.
HMDC has initiated an investigation into the root cause of the incident, which the C-NLOPB is monitoring.
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