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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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Dropped object from crane

What happened? A composite block forming the end stop topping of a crane fell 20m from the crane to deck. The incident occurred after a Suez Canal transit, when it […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 05/20

There’s something in my eye!

What happened? A welder reported to the Chief Officer that he had got something in his eye.  The welder had been welding closed ballast tank manhole covers before breaking for […]

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