Incident Report

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Incident Report 2020-05-01T16:26:00+00:00

Moving Big Rocks

Incident Date


Incident Description

Whilst manhandling a large boulder up a scaffold shaft said boulder banged against a first stage causing an intense and unstoppable free-flow. Fortunately the diver was just below the surface but had this happened further into a system it would have been concerning.

Lessons Learned

Be careful when moving large boulders. Ensure that equipment is properly streamlined and protected as much as is feasible.
Line Management Unknown
Gas Management Unknown
Equipment Management Unknown
Equipment Failure Unknown
Training Unknown
Medical Unknown
Planning Unknown
Procedural Error Major
Cave Environment Unknown
Weather Unknown
Other Factor Unknown