Report 00034

Defects or Issues Identified

"Hoist wire No 1 crane broke while lifting excavator from No1 hold to wharf for refuelling. Job was stopped after incident occurred at 2110hrs 1/08/13. Pending investigation & repairs."


QUBE (POAGS) - Adelaide

Port Arrival

29/08/2013 19:00:00

Actions Taken

  • Local MUA
  • Safety Report Lodged with company
  • AMSA Notified
  • WorkCover/WorkSage or other authority notified
  • Safety reps/MUA branch in onward port notified
  • "QUBE insisted on urine drug & alcohol testing of the crane operator despite protests by the operator & the gang. Testing was negative."