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The PSA is investigating a personal injury incident at Goliat

The PSA has instigated an investigation after a person was hit by a wire rope and received serious injuries, on the Goliat field in the Barents Sea on 25 June 2016.


The incident occurred during clean-up work after conclusion of an unloading operation on board the Goliat facility.

The injured person was flown to the University Hospital of North Norway in Tromsø.

The operator of Goliat is Eni Norge.

The PSA has decided to instigate an investigation of the incident. An investigation team from the PSA travelled to Hammerfest on Sunday 26 June.

The objectives of the investigation include clarifying the chain of events and identifying proximate and underlying causes.

The investigation will result in a report that will be published on ptil.no.

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