Web Alert: UK MAIB Safety Digest 2/2017
07 November 2017
The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) recently released Safety Digest 2/2017 (attached). This digest contains details of incidents which the MAIB has investigated and provides valuable insight into the accidents that can occur onboard merchant vessels. Digest 2/2017 contains a number of examples relating to personnel safety and injury including:
- rescue boat hoist safety
- safety whilst working at height
- serious injury which occurred during a mooring exercise.
Each case is thoroughly explained and detailed lessons on what went wrong are provided. These lessons can be applied to prevent incidents during similar types of operations.