Always use continuous fall protection when on a vertial ladder. The Nautical Institute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report, in which a bosun fell to his death when failing to do so. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime accidents and near-misses....
An accident involving a tweendeck falling to the bottom of the hold of a general cargo vessel resulted in one fatality and one seriously injured crew member. An investigation into the accident has revealed a myriad of safety issues ranging from not wearing a safety...
Some environments appear safe yet they really are not so. That is how The Nautical Institute describes a fatal accident with a lifeboat in its stowed position, but not yet locked in place. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime accidents and near-misses....
Always take measures when a potential fall from height is possible. The Nautical Institute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report, in which a bosun died after falling into a cargo hold while trying to hang a bucket on a hook over an open sludge hatch. The...
Perceiving to have control of a situation should never get in the way of safety measures. The Nautical Institute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report in which a crew member fell from height after not making use of his double lanyard. The Nautical Institute...
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