Research and analysis

Safety lessons: working at height on ships

A safety message to the shipping industry about ensuring you have safety measures and rescue procedures in place.


MAIB accident flyer issued August 2010

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This summary concerns a fatal fall by a contract worker into a cargo tank on the cargo vessel Bro Arthur and the subsequent recovery of the casualty.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • shipping industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 19 August 2010