Complacency on the mooring deck
When a mooring line parts or the roller flies off the top of a pedestal fairlead they have a tendency to hit a seamen in the vicinity, and the injuries are nearly always fatal. The attached image shows how on one ship entered with the Club, a safety slogan was stencilled on a bulkhead at the mooring station to remind crew of the dangers. See also a proposed MCAMarine Guidance Note
and mooring practice posters available free from theMCA
. Click the image to enlarge.