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Norjan accident investigation report published

Fall from a hatch cover during a cargo operation on the general cargo ship Norjan at Southampton, UK with 1 person injured.

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People walking and working close to the exposed edges of the hatch covers

The report into MAIB’s investigation of a chief officer’s fall from a hatch cover while loading a cargo of privately owned motor yachts onto the general cargo ship Norjan at Southampton, UK is now published.

The accident on 18 June 2014 resulted in multiple fractures to both of the chief officer’s ankles and he was unable to return to work for 12 months.

The report contains details of what happened, actions taken and recommendations. Read more

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Published 3 December 2015