The Marine Safety Forum has published Safety Flash 11-23 (attached) regarding a serious injury which occurred as a result of a fall from height. A worker slipped and fell 3.5 meters onto concrete and suffered compound fractures of the left tibia and fibula. He was wearing a safety harness but had not hooked off.
Further information can be found from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-11.23.pdf
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