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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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Electrical shock from containerised portable office

What happened? Whilst tidying a mobile office (freight) container, an employee sustained a mild electric shock by inadvertently touching an exposed live electrical cable which was obscured by several boxes […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 25/20

Welder at work injured during close SIMOPS

What happened? A welder was hit and slightly injured by a lashing wire during lashing operations being conducted close by.  Whilst all the deck crew were lashing reels, a welder […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 28/19

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