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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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Chain caught and broke

What happened Crew were removing a hydrogen gland from a generator using a lifting attachment, two chain falls, and an overhead crane. One of the chain fall’s pull chains caught […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 18/23

Connection failure during lifting operation

What happened? On a windfarm installation vessel, there was a connection failure during operations. During lowering and rotating of the Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) into the skidding frame for the […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 26/22

Three bolts sheared on a lifting trunnion

What happened After successful installation of a offshore renewables Transition Piece (TP), crew accessed the TP and discovered that the cover plate of the lifting trunnion had fallen off and […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 02/22

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