Web Alert: UK MAIB Safety Digest 2/2017

News & Insights 7 November 2017


This digest contains details of incidents which the MAIB has investigated and provides valuable insight into the accidents that can occur onboard merchant vessels.

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:

  1. rescue boat hoist safety
  2. safety whilst working at height
  3. 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.

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