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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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NOPSEMA: person injured in chain hoist incident

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) of Australia has published Safety Alert #73 relating to an incident on an offshore facility where members of the workforce […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 23/21

MSF: Potential dropped object

The Marine Safety Forum has published Safety Alert 21-08 relating to a potential dropped object which was found during lifting operations between a vessel and a platform. What Happened A […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 17/21

NTSB: Overturning of the Liftboat Kristin Faye

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States has published Marine Accident Brief MAB 20-36 relating to the overturning of liftboat (small jack-up) Kristin Faye. Liftboats are three- […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 02/21

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