IMCA Safety Flash 09-22

IMCA safety bulletin 9-22 published
IMCA safety bulletin 9-22 published

IMCA has published Safety Flash 09-22.

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MAIB Safety Digest 1/2022

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has published Safety Digest – Lessons from Marine Accident Reports 1/2022, which draws the attention of the marine community to some of the lessons arising from investigations into recent accidents and incidents.
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USB power bank (Lithium battery) fire

A crew member on a vessel was inside his cabin bedroom when he heard a popping sound in his dayroom. Upon investigating he noticed the USB battery bank (containing Lithium-polymer batteries) charging on the desk was on fire.
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USCG: Lithium battery fire

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has published Safety Alert 01-22 relating to a Lithium battery fire in a freight container whilst en route to a port for trans-shipment to a vessel.
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UK HSE: worker died following fall from crane platform

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has prosecuted a company after an electrician died in a fall of approximately eight metres when an access panel on the raised walkway of an overhead crane gave way beneath him.
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Riggers struck/trapped by pipe section

A vessel crane was lifting two 16 inch pipes of 24.4m length from a supply vessel to the pipelayer conveyor system. The second pipe section when being lowered into position unexpectedly moved sideways, striking two riggers, and trapping one between the suspended pipe and the vessel handrail.
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