The Marine Safety Forum has published the following safety flash, regarding an incident in which both ropes on a ladder parted simultaneously, causing the pilot to fall approximately two metres to the deck of the launch. The pilot sustained a lost time injury to his ankle.
The safety flash can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-13.34.pdf
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