Norway: Gullfaks A Lifting Incident under Investigation
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has initiated an investigation following an incident in connection with a lifting operation on the Gullfaks A facility on 28 February 2011.
One person was injured when he was crushed between two containers in connection with a lifting operation on the Gullfaks A facility.
The incident occurred around 06:00 in the morning on Monday, 28 February.
The PSA has decided to investigate the incident, and will send an investigation team to Gullfaks A on Tuesday, 1 March.
The objective of the investigation is to clarify the course of events and identify triggering and underlying causes, among other things.
Source: Ptil, March 1, 2011; Image: Statoil