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IMCA safety flashes disseminate important information on incidents and potential hazards and the lessons learnt from them that can help prevent incidents occurring elsewhere in the industry.

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Near miss: Lever Hoist Failure

What happened? A lever hoist failed causing a load to descend to deck in an uncontrolled manner. The near miss incident occurred when a set of 1m trenching swords were […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 26/20




Lifting operations: wire hoist rope failure

What happened? When conducting a standard lifting operation of a 24.5te storage vessel and lifting frame (approximately 36% of the crane 70te maximum rated capacity) the wire hoist rope (WHR) […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 14/20




Basket snagged on ship’s structure

What happened? The Marine Safety Forum (MSF) has published Safety Alert 19-14 relating to an incident whereby a basket snagged on the ships structure causing damage to the vessel and […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 05/20





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