Dossier: Mars Reports

Neglecting LOTO Procedures Results in Crew Member Injury

June 4, 2019

If body parts are to be close to machinery that can potentially move during any maintenance or repair task, lock out-tag out procedures sho

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Always Monitor a Ship's Position, Even at Anchor

May 29, 2019

At anchor, just as when underway, it is important to maintain close monitoring of the ship's position and of the vessels in the vicinity.

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Crew Member Slips and Sustains Serious Head Injury

May 27, 2019

Even something as simple as a wet bathroom floor can be a hazard on board.

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Crew Member's Thumb Caught while Hooking on

May 24, 2019

Vessel movements in waves cost a crew member part of his thumb while he was trying to recover a yacht’s beach lander. 

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Cargo Hold Light Causes Fire on Board Cargo Ship

May 22, 2019

Failing to switch off an incandescent cargo hold light caused a fire on board multipurpose/container vessel Kokopo Chief.

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