Safety, Environment & Legislation

2002 Safety Flashes

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IMCA Safety Flash 01/02 – January 2002

  1. Aluminium fresh water tanks: Near collapse due to serious corrosion
  2. Lacerated wound and fracture of the knee
  3. Dangers of battery charging
  4. Drugs tampering
  5. Ikaros MOB MkII smoke/light units (model 345105)

IMCA Safety Flash 02/02 – February 2002

  1. Helideck operations
  2. Incorrectly supplied diving equipment
  3. Near-miss incident involving insecure load

IMCA Safety Flash 03/02 – April 2002

  1. Guidewire anchor failure
  2. Caution advised on cellphone use due to ignition fears
  3. Explosion of hose-ball valve assembly
  4. Improper use of lifting equipment

IMCA Safety Flash 04/02 – June 2002

  1. DSI air helmets - Leakage of water into regulator

IMCA Safety Flash 05/02 – July 2002

  1. Failure of lifeboat lowering mechanism
  2. Warning signs not respected
  3. Faulty bevel machine trolley
  4. Lifting operation incident
  5. Corrosion pitting on bailout cylinder
  6. Toxic gas emission from transponder

IMCA Safety Flash 06/02 – July 2002

  1. Dynamic positioning (DP) vessel blackout

IMCA Safety Flash 07/02 – July 2002

  1. Power management system dynamic positioning (DP) incident

IMCA Safety Flash 08/02 – July 2002

  1. Update on 'DSI Air Helmets - Leakage of Water into Regulator'

IMCA Safety Flash 09/02 – September 2002

  1. Failure of bail-out regulator
  2. Loss of a vessel

IMCA Safety Flash 10/02 – October 2002

  1. Pipe stacking fatality
  2. Dangers from insecure crane loads
  3. Securing of office equipment on vessels
  4. Near miss: Broken high pressure oxygen fitting

IMCA Safety Flash 11/02 – December 2002

  1. Failure during lift bag operations
  2. Fatality during lifting operations
  3. Filter failure in diver gas reclaims boosters
  4. EPIRB antenna failures
  5. Saturn engine safety notice