A painter line snapped during towing operations, and the flying end struck a worker in the face. The worker was wearing full PPE (helmet and safety glasses) and had it not been for the helmet and safety glasses there could have been a more serious injury. The safety glasses were destroyed.
What went wrong
Investigation of this incident is ongoing. Our member notes that findings will be shared in due course. This bulletin is intended to RE-MIND us of the importance of Personal Protective Equipment.
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