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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.

Individual safety events are available individually online, tagged and searchable, while the traditional PDF collections are also available for download.

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BSEE: Confined space entry – tank cleaning

The United States’ Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has published Safety Alert 477 relating to working in Confined Spaces. In recent months, BSEE has observed a trend of […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 04/24

Confined space entry fatality

What happened? A sad incident has come to IMCA’s attention in which one person lost his life and another was injured, as a result of confined space entry.  The incident […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 31/20

Confined spaces: silent and invisible killers

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued Marine Safety Alert 04-19 entitled Confined spaces: silent and invisible killers.  It serves as a reminder that despite decades of work to […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 14/19

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