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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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Welder at work injured during close SIMOPS

What happened? A welder was hit and slightly injured by a lashing wire during lashing operations being conducted close by.  Whilst all the deck crew were lashing reels, a welder […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 28/19















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

Fatal fall aboard tanker Marinor

The Accident Investigation Branch of Norway (AIBN) has published incident 17-04 on the fatal fall of a seafarer on board a Norwegian registered tanker. Whilst the vessel was at sea […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 13/17



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