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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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Hand injury when caught in machinery

What happened A crew member sustained injuries to his hand and arm when his hand got trapped by a moving belt.  The incident occurred during routine maintenance of an Air […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 04/21

Dutch Safety Board: fatality when mooring line snapped

What happened The Dutch Safety Board has issued the following report on a mooring line fatality onboard chemical tanker RN Privodino on 28 June 2018, while entering the Noordersluis lock at Ijmuiden, […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 03/21

LTI: Leg Fractured While Loading Tubulars

What happened? A load shifted during cargo operations, pinning a crewman’s leg between the deck and the load, causing a broken leg. The incident occurred on a vessel which was […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 27/20

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