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Annex 1 - Examples of near misses, see section 5

Annex 1 to guideline Registration and notification of accidents

  1. Persons overboard.
  2. Danger of collisions.
    Any incident which could potentially have caused a collision between a vessel and an offshore installation etc. that would have carried a risk of loss of the overall structural integrity at the installation etc. had the collision actually happened.
  3. Lifting machinery etc.
    Breakdown, tilting or failure of the load-bearing parts of:
    • Lifting equipment, including:
      • Cranes
      • Forklift trucks
      • Personnel lift cages
    • Drilling derricks.
  4. Pressure equipment.
    Failure of or damage to pressure equipment (positive as well as negative pressure).
  5. Any explosion.
  6. Any fire.
    • Small fires which can be extinguished using a hand-held fire extinguisher or similar.
    • Other fires.
  7. Electric arc caused by a short circuit or overload in high-voltage equipment.
    Incidents where the electric arc could have caused serious personal injury.
  8. Wells and drilling operations.
    • Blow-out (uncontrolled discharge of hydrocarbons from a well).
    • Use of a blow-out preventer (BOP) or diverter system to control the flow from a well in cases when normal control procedures have failed.
    • Detection of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) in concentrations which could be harmful in connection with leaks from well operations or in samples of well-fluids from a well, when no H2S emergency response has been established at the installation.
    • Failure of a safety critical element linked to a well.
  9. Discharge substances and materials (in addition to hydrocarbons).
    Discharges at or from an installation etc. of any substance or material that may put health and safety at risk pursuant to the Danish WEA Executive Order on use of substances and materials (chemical agents) in connection with offshore oil and gas operations etc.
  10. Breathing equipment.
    Breathing equipment defects
    • while in use, or
    • during testing immediately prior to use, if the defect would have put the health and safety of the user at risk had the equipment been in use.
  11. Collapse of scaffolding, or similar
    Collapse or partial collapse of:
    • a scaffold
    • a work platform.
  12. Falling objects.
    Falling of any object on an offshore installation etc. or on a vessel, moored or at sea near an offshore installation etc. or a vessel, where the object could have caused serious personal injury.
  13. Containers.
    Failure of load-bearing parts of containers in connection with lifting.
  14. Failure of safety-critical elements identified in the safety and health document at the installation, which are not mentioned in 1-13 above.

Danish WEA, 9 September 2016