Safety Alert: Mooring hook pre-release

During deployment of the sediment trap segment of a deep sea mooring from the Marine National Facility research vessel Southern Surveyor, a technician holding a release hook trigger-line suffered a head injury after the hook unexpectedly released and swung free. Read more about this safety issue and the procedural changes made in the Marine National […]

USCG Lessons Learned – Battery Weight Varies

We just received the following Safety Announcement from the USCG that might be of interest to IRSO members: United States Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate Marine Lessons Learned  02-14 July 9, 2014 Washington, DC BATTERY WEIGHT VARIES Use proper replacement parts on all Emergency Equipment. This serves as a reminder for vessel owner operators […]