Safety Alerts

Good Practice

Number: 21-10 Dated: 27/05/2021

Cut Hand Whilst Cleaning / Hand Safety

Vessel crew member sustained a bad cut to their hand whilst cleaning in the galley.

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

Engine Damage After Routine Maintenance

Damage to engine whilst working alongside installation after routine maintenance.

Number: 21-08 Dated: 27/04/2021

Potential Dropped Object

Potential dropped object found in a forklift pocket of a CCU after lifting to installation.

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: 21-06 Dated: 10/03/2021

Dropped Object Awareness

Safety alert to raise awareness on the persistent problem of dropped and potential dropped objects along with key points to help keep vessel crew safe.

Number: 21-05 Dated: 03/03/2021

Wearing and Stowage of PPE

Good practice in relation to the use and storage of eye protection developed as a result of a minor incident on a members vessel.

Number: 21-02 Dated: 05/02/2021

Exposed Electrical Cable

Sharing of lessons learned in relation to exposed electrical cables.

Number: 17-13 Dated: 12/10/2017

Personal Flotation Devices

During the routine transfer of a bulk hose between a vessel and the quayside it was noted that the shore bulk Plant Operator was working close to the edge of the quayside but was not wearing a personal

Number: 17-09 Dated: 28/07/2017

Incorrect Container Delivery Offshore

In May 2017, a company vessel received and loaded an incorrect IMDG Class 1 container while in port. The vessel was expecting an IMDG Class 1 container, but with a different identification number. The vessel then sailed to

Number: 15-07 Dated: 05/02/2015

Painting the ends of capstans and windlasses

This safety alert is to advise members who may use capstans or windlasses, of the risk involving painting the ends of such equipment. Many recently audited ships have been found to have painted capstan or windlass drum ends