Safety Alerts

Control of Work Activities

Number: 21-20 Dated: 10/12/2021

Foreign Object in Eye

Seafarer hospitalised to remove foreign object from eye after insufficient assessment of safety eyewear requirement

Number: 21-18 Dated: 11/11/2021

LTI – Fall from Height

Serious injury when a crew member fell through an unguarded/unprotected opening.

Number: 21-16 Dated: 28/10/2021

Defective Securing Arrangement

defective securing arrangement on a vessels dry bulk tank leads to pre-warning activation of the vessels fire alarm system.

Number: 21-15 Dated: 24/09/2021

Eye Injury Whilst Opening Paint Tin Lid

Serious eye injury sustained by vessel crew member whilst opening a paint tin lid

Number: 21-13 Dated: 12/08/2021

Hand Injury Sustained During Routine Checks

Crew member sustained hand injury during routine weekly checks.

Number: 21-09 Dated: 24/05/2021

Engine Damage After Routine Maintenance

Damage to engine whilst working alongside installation after routine maintenance.

Number: 21-07 Dated: 23/04/2021

Tank Corrosion

Sharing of learnings from a tank corrosion case resulting from incorrect disposal of corrosive chemicals.

Number: 21-04 Dated: 24/02/2021

Escalation of Poor Maintenance

Foundering of a vessel as a result of poor maintenance.

Number: 21-03 Dated: 18/02/2021

Finger Injury During Rescue Boat Launch Drill

Finger injury / partial amputation during a launch drill of the vessels rescue boat.

Number: 20-12 Dated: 04/12/2020

Failure to Wear Correct PPE

Vessel crew intervened when they observed shore crew not wearing correct PPE.

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