In this lessons learnt video the crew were instructed to clean the vessel’s cargo holds in preparation for the next cargo, during the procedure a seaman on top of the staging fell down suffering serious injuries.
The Inside Ship series will provide videos on potential risks, with the aim of avoiding them, and are based on risk assessors’ real-world experience carrying out risk assessments onboard Member vessels.
This video focuses on an engineer who fell from a generator platform. The videos feature solutions and thought-provoking preventative strategies to mitigate the risk of accidents like those portrayed happening again.
During the initial stages of the voyage, the vessel encountered heavy weather, with spray and seas shipped on deck and all hatch covers over a period of 8 days; this video explores how this affected the maize cargo.
On a loaded bulk carrier, a bulkhead stool void space was due for periodical internal inspection. The C/O instructed the bosun to open the main deck lid to the vertical access trunk and place a small ventilation fan over the opening.
Fishing vessels may not always be relied upon to keep a good lookout, manoeuvre as expected or display the correct lights and signals where catching fish may be prioritised over compliance with the COLREGS