A full report will be published when the investigation is complete.
working in enclosed spaces is potentially hazardous, procedures for entering and working in them should be robust, understood and utilised
enclosed space rescue plans need to be in place on all vessels, risks must be understood and rescue plans practised
all crew members have a responsibility for their own safety, this is particularly important in respect of lone working
Sunbeam’s owners are recommended (S2018/129) to conduct risk assessments specifically for entering and working in RSW tanks and provide safe operating procedures for its crew to follow and appropriate levels of safety equipment to use.