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 […]
A Marine Notice has been issued regarding a GME EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) Recall. Please see Marine Notice No. 41 of 2014 for additional info (PDF).
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 […]