On board a passenger ship in Melbourne

2011.11.30- ATSB.jpgThe Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) issued the report of its investigation into a serious crew member injury on board a passenger/ro-ro ship in Melbourne on 17 September 2011.

A rating moved two catwalk gratings in the engineroom in preparation for relocating a large fan.

The electrical engineer told him to place a safety barrier around the opening.

The electrical engineer then attempted to push one of the gratings back into place, but fell through the opening, incurring serious injury.

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Source: ATSB