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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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Vehicle incident – driver tiredness

What happened On completion of work on a project site, a company team were driving back to their home base. Approximately 1hr 45mins into the journey the driver started to […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 26/23

Fatal Traffic Accident on Board a Large Vessel

What happened? A member reported a fatal incident which occurred on a large Ro-Ro vessel during loading operations. A trailer loaded with two large wooden boxes drove down the ramp […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 22/18

Two industrial vehicle incidents

Though these two incidents do not pertain to the marine environment, the underlying issues involved – traffic management and separation, planning and safe systems of work, risk assessment, work at […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 30/17

Worker trapped and injured by reversing vehicle

What happened? An IOGP safety alert recounts how, at a land-based seismic survey camp, a worker was trapped and injured when a reversing vehicle did not stop. Someone was working […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 22/17

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