Norwegian authorities investigate lifting accident aboard Gullfaks A

Source: Petroleum Safety Authority - Norway

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 February 28, 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, February 28. 

The PSA has decided to investigate the incident, and will send an investigation team to Gullfaks A on Tuesday, March 1. 

The objective of the investigation is to clarify the course of events and identify triggering and underlying causes, among other things.

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