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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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Hydraulic sample extruder – finger laceration

What happened? Whilst using a hydraulic sample extruder in a laboratory, the technician caught and injured his finger between the Shelby tube and extruder ram while trying to stabilise the […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 22/20


MOB fatality: person fell between vessel and jetty

What happened? The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published Accident Investigation Report 09/2020 into the death of the Master of dredging vessel Cherry Sand when he was crushed […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 21/20

Double man overboard resulting in one fatality

What happened? During preparations for disconnecting a tow tug which was moored to a barge in turn moored to the jetty, a crew member of the tow tug fell into […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 21/20

















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