Lifting operations – securing equipment
The Marine Safety Forum has published Safety Flash 11-02 (attached) regarding an incident in which, owing to a failure of communication, attempts were made to lift equipment which was still secured to the deck. Although no harm was done, the incident could have resulted in serious injury to personnel and damage to the equipment being lifted.
Further information can be found at marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-11.02.pdf
Members are reminded of Guidelines for lifting operations and Guidance on operational communications.
Published: 27 January 2011
Download: IMCA SF 01/11
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