From the Singapore Workplace and Safety Council :
Ref: 1920033 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 26 July 2019
On 5 July 2019 around 1.40pm, a worker while retrieving a mooring rope on-board a tug boat, fell overboard. The worker was rescued by the crew on-board the tug boat and was conveyed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
For work involving boat services or near a body of water, the risk of falling overboard and drowning is a foreseeable risk that must be addressed. Persons in control of workplaces that present similar risks should consider the following control measures to prevent similar accidents: Continue reading “Accident Advisory: Worker Fell off Tug Boat and into the Water”
An interesting look at the human element side of the saga of Stena Impero, boarded and seized in the Straits of Hormuz.