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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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Two cases of contaminated drinking water

What happened? Actions taken Vessel fresh water tanks should be regularly inspected and cleaned; Drinking water bottles should not be re-used; Arranged for proper and scheduled cleaning of fresh water […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 31/17

KM 37k/ss helmet neck dam near miss

What happened During offshore subsea operations, an air diver reported to the surface that his helmet had flooded. The supervisor instructed the diver to return to the basket. He then […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 28/17

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