Incident Disclosure 2021

Near Miss on the Hebron Platform

September 15, 2021

ExxonMobil Canada has reported that on September 14, 2021 on the Hebron Platform during preparations for an upcoming lift (no load connected), the south intervention deck auxiliary hoist hook fell five-six metres to the deck. The hook weighed 3.6 kg.

There were no injuries. The hoist operator was the only individual in the area and was located approximately six metres away. The incident had the potential for fatality, based on the Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme (DROPS) calculator.

ExxonMobil has stopped all auxiliary crane operations and has initiated an investigation into the root cause of the incident.

The C-NLOPB is monitoring ExxonMobil’s investigation of the incident.

Media Contacts:

ExxonMobil Canada
Margot Bruce-O’Connell
Public and Government Affairs
(709) 746-8383

Lesley Rideout
C-NLOPB Communications Lead

Incident Disclosures 2021

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