As part of its Safety Flashes, IMCA analyzes a failure of the winch remote control and emergency stop, during recovery of a rescue boat to the davit onboard. Investigation revealed that the davit winch was being repeatedly switched on and off for very short time intervals, causing a burn out.
IMCA issued its Safety Flashes for February, highlighting a case where the sharp edges of the DMA had not been identified as a potential hazard.
Following IMCA’s recent Safety Flashes, it is described a case where a safety helmet found to be several years past its storage life expiry date.
In its recent published Safety Flashes, IMCA focuses on a case related to the condition of personal protective equipment.
As part of IMCA’s latest safety flashes, it is described a case where a rigger sustained a significant injury to his lower left leg, while working on the quayside during lifting operations.
In its latest issued Safety Flashes, IMCA analyzes a case where a crewmember received several stitches in two fingers, as he got injured while performing maintenance activities with a grinder.
As part of its Safety Flashes, IMCA desribes a case of an injury onboard, involving a crew member who had his hand trapped by a moving belt, during maintenance of an Air Handling Unit (AHU) Humidifier.
IMCA Safety Flashes summarise a case where after a non-fatal man overboard incident, an extensive research was conducted in order to identify how crew transfer over vessel bow areas could be further improved.
Through its latest Safety Flashes, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) shares an incident where a vessel had a near miss with a wellhead within the 500m zone.
IMCA in its monthly Safety Flahes, focused on a case where during a load test of a lifeboat the forward fall wire failed, causing the lifeboat to flip upside down.
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