Poor condition of lifting strops
The MSF has published the following Safety Flash 11-39 regarding lifting strops found in poor condition. Recent audits/inspections have highlighted deficiencies with regards the state of lifting strops which were found to be in a severely deteriorated condition, unfit for purpose and still in service onboard.
Further information can be found from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-11.39.pdf
Members are also referred to Guidelines for lifting operations.
Published: 23 December 2011
Download: IMCA SF 14/11
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