IMCA Safety Flash 04/17

Shipyard Incidents and Failure to Assess Risk

The three incidents here all have failure to properly assess or identify risk as a causal factor. Two of the incidents involve accidents in shipyards involving vehicles. The first is highlighted in light of the very similar incident during 2016, which resulted in a fatality.

1 Crewman Struck and Injured by Forklift Truck

2 Two Falls, One from A Telehandler In A Shipyard – Failure To Think Through Risks

Click to read the safety flash in full: IMCASF0417