The Marine Safety Forum has published the following safety flash regarding two separate incidents in which there were failures of master links and sub-links on lifting slings. Although no personnel were injured, the potential severity of such incidents was very serious.
The safety flash can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-14.08.pdf.
Members may wish to refer to the following similar incident (key words: master, link, failure):
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