Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Safety failures led to seaman's death, investigation finds | Perth Now

Safety failures led to seaman's death, investigation finds | Perth Now: SERIOUS safety issues existed on a bulk carrier in West Australian waters when a seaman was knocked off a ladder and killed in 2011, an investigation has concluded.

In November 2011, the 27-year-old Filipino man was attempting to rig a combination pilot ladder to the side of the Greek-owned MSC Siena when a massive wave knocked him into the sea just off Rottnest Island.

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