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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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Fall from height – LTI

What happened? On a vessel that was alongside, crew were engaged in offloading equipment from below-decks through a series of hatches, when their supervisor lost his footing and fell through […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 17/17

High potential near-miss: Mooring rope parted

What happened? Mooring buoy rope parted while the vessel was moored. No injuries or damage to the vessel occurred apart from the parted mooring rope. The potential severity of incident […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 15/17

Near-misses during diving operations

Incident 1: diving bell nearly carried into subsea lifting equipment During a bell run at 90msw a task was completed and the diving support vessel (DSV) needed to relocate to […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 14/17

LTI: Tugger winch incident (MSF)

What happened? The Marine Safety Forum (MSF) reports an incident involving a platform supply vessel which had completed loading operations and the deck crew were securing the cargo for sea […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 13/17

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