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ReleasesToolbox contains lessons learnt from incidents that caused life-changing injuries or a fatality, or had the potential to. Alerts from other incidents are shown below.
Safety-relevant product recall
SHE Solution Bergmann GmbH and co. have announced the recall of one of their products Climbtec CT-02 following tests which showed reliability issues with the product when used in certain situations.
Vertical fall arrest system
ICM issued a Technical Bulletin which stated that in order to meet new requirements they have introduced a new fall arrester (SKYLOTEC Claw). With the new fall arrester, a new tensioning fall arrest wire system was also introduced.
3M Fall Protection
3M Fall Protection notified the industry that 3M does not permit climb assist (CAS) systems to be used in conjunction with 3M’s Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems (CLFAS), unless such CAS are verified by 3M as being compatible with 3M’s CLFAS.
CTV deck hatch closed on deckhand
During a CTV audit an open hatch closed hitting the deckhand
Ankle tripped on vessel door
Person tripped on vessel office door sill fracturing an ankle
Electric shock from damaged plug
When accessing the nacelle a technician took hold of a cable a received a mild shock when...
CTV contact with wind turbine
A CTV hit a turbine after transferring personell
Technician hit hand while undoing a fixing with an adjustable spanner
Manual Handling - Warehouse
Severe back pain as a result of handling heavy bags
Strained Back while using tools
Service technician suffered a back strain while stretching bolts
Back strain while loosening bolts
Technician injured back while unbolting a delta module
Injury caused on middle finger due to knife use on site