Alert 03 – 31 Fall Overboard Results in a Fatal Incident

Alert 03 – 31 Fall Overboard Results in a Fatal Incident


A roustabout onboard a jack up drilling rig fell overboard. He was recovered from the water shortly afterwards by a Fast Rescue Craft that was deployed by the stand-by vessel. CPR was given while the Fast Rescue Craft returned to the stand-by vessel. Further attempts to revive him onboard the stand-by vessel were unsuccessful. Following consultation with the shore-based doctor the employee was transported to shore. On arrival he was pronounced dead.

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