The latest IMCA safety flash has been published, covering the following incidents:


  1. COBRA bailout system – guidance note
  2. Acetylene quad fire on quayside
  3. Descending Stairs Safely
  4. MAIB: Grounding of general cargo vessel Kaami
  5. Fault in high voltage equipment


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