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A hydraulic cylinder used to lower and raise a rig’s derrick was found to be faulty and was replaced with a substituted part, rather than that supplied by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
During a mechanical inspection of the crown block on top of a drilling derrick, one of the turnbuckles on the side brake was found to be fractured. A decision was made to repair weld the turnbuckle...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
A new member of a drilling crew was asked to clear excess drill cuttings around a “possum belly”. Also known as a distribution box or flowline trap, this part of a drilling rig slows the velocity of...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
At the beginning of a work-over operation on an oil well, a mobile lighting tower was erected to provide light during night activities. A few days later, the tower fell onto the lighting plant...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
After a cleaning pig run of an oil pipeline, the pig (pipeline inspection gauge) was cleaned, dismantled, checked and reassembled. A cotter pin was required to complete the job. A worker involved in...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
An electrical supervisor conducting a walkabout after a pre-start noticed smoke and heard a strange noise coming from a generator. Assuming it could be running out of fuel, he lifted the access cover...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
The travelling block of a work-over rig struck the crown of the derrick. After the block hit the crown, the derrick tilted slightly away from the rig floor towards draw works, resulting in failure of...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
During repetitive diving operations, using equipment specially designed and built for pipeline construction, a diver’s umbilical was pinched after tangling with an equipment masthead being raised...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: The information contained in this significant incident report is based on materials received, knowledge and understanding at the time of writing. An operator at a dewatering spread was required...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
An abandonment program was underway on the platform of an offshore drilling rig. The casing strings had been removed from the platform caisson, leaving five 20 inch-diameter conductor pipes. The...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
A worker fell about 4 metres after a handrail broke away from its support brackets. He had been standing on the lower access landing of the normally unmanned offshore platform, awaiting transfer from...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: The Department of Energy, Mines, Indutsry Regulation and Safety’s investigation was ongoing. The information contained in this significant incident report is based on materials received,...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
At a chemical manufacturing plant that produces hydrogen gas and other substances, a potential restriction in the feed line to a hydrogen-fired boiler was identified. Specialist contractors were...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: This bulletin is issued to raise awareness of potential suicide risk factors for personnel engaged in the resources sector. It is not intended as an instructional document on suicide prevention...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
In November 2017, an electrical installation was de-energised in preparation for the disconnection of temporary power cables and reconnection of permanent power cables at a facility’s electrical...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
On 6 December 2016, an operator at a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) processing facility heard a loud noise coming from an area of the plant during start-up, following major maintenance works. The...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
To become a high risk work licence accredited assessor, you must submit an application. How to submit your application complete the application form Application for accreditation to assess high risk...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
23 Jan 2024
22 January 2024 It's trust account audit time! January is the perfect time to start preparing and referring last year’s trust account information to your auditor so the 2023 audit report can be...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
23 Jan 2024
This presentation is based on the content resented at the 2019 Mines Safety roadshow in October 2019.
WorkSafe
Information
22 Jan 2024
This presentation is based on content presented at the Nano diesel particulate matter forum in July 2019.
WorkSafe
Information
22 Jan 2024
Recently WorkSafe became aware that a number of empty sea containers had come into Fremantle port contaminated with raw chrysotile (white asbestos). The friable asbestos was present within the sea...
WorkSafe
Alert
22 Jan 2024
This information is provided to guide local government officers as to WorkSafe’s legislation, guidance and general approach in relation to asbestos. Responses relate to work with asbestos at...
WorkSafe
Information
22 Jan 2024
This presentation is based on the content presented at the 2016 Human Factors Forum.
WorkSafe
Information
22 Jan 2024
An overview of building disputes for the month of December 2023.
Building and Energy
Reports
22 Jan 2024
Motor vehicle industry bulletins provide topical information and reminders for those in the motor vehicle industry, including repairers and dealers. Have you subscribed? Make sure you are up to date...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
19 Jan 2024

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