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PSA to investigate a lifting incident on Gullfaks A

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.

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77