As the Nautical Institute reports, during a safety check on deck, the name-plate of an engine room escape trunk was found to be partially detached.
his unsafe condition could easily have caused a serious injury. The name-plate was quickly repaired.
- Do a safety round on your vessel; try to look with ‘new eyes’ to see if there are hazards hiding in plain view.
- Even seemingly small defects can have potentially terrible consequences. This nameplate was an accident waiting to happen.