Hibernia reports two safety incidents on oil platform

A fire and an equipment drop occurred on the Hibernia oil platform on the Grand Banks Saturday.

       Two accidents happened on Saturday on the Hibernia oil platform on the Grand Banks.

       The Hibernia Management Development Corporation informed the safety regulator that a small piece of custom fitted insulation blanket caught fire near a generator. The  generator was shut down and the fire put out with a portable extinguisher. 

       In the other incident, two pieces of steel grating fell 4.6 metres and landed on a deck.

       No one was injured in either incident.