Failure of home-made equipment

The Marine Safety Forum has published safety flash 10/23 (attached) regarding an incident in which there was a potentially catastrophic failure of uncertified and ‘home-made’ equipment . a piece of chain welded to a stainless steel shackle.

This information can also be found at marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-10.23.pdf