Confined Space Resources



As a service to our subscribers, free and premium, we list below the available MAC resources on confined space entry. In some cases podcasts are not yet available for download but will be shortly. Further announcements will be made regarding further resources as they come online.

You can also find relevant posts here

Feedback and suggestions are welcome.


The Case of the Silent Assassin

Chemical tanker, cargo tank, inerting, PPE,rescue, safe entry procedures

The Case Of The Acidic Assassin

Bulk carrier, cargo hold, cleaning, fall, PPE

The Case Of The Rusty Assassin

Offshore supply vessel, anchor cable locker, oxygen deficiency, rust, air measurement,confined space identification, PPE,rescue

The Case Of The One-Way Assassin

Engine room, scavenge air unit, hyperthermia, safe entry procedures

The Case of the Forgotten Assassin

Engine room,steam drum,cleaning,explosion,confined space identification,safe entry procedures.

The Case Of The Rose Assassin

Cruise liner, ballast tank, risk assessment,change management,oxygen deficiency

The Case Of The Electric Assassin

Livestock carrier, bow thruster room, toxic fumes, air testing, rescue

The Case Of The Lethal Lampshade

Bulk carrier, cargo coating, explosion, ventilation

The Case Of The Tablets Of Love

General cargo ship, hold/accommodation,fumigation,toxic gas, phosphine poisoning

The Case of the Benzene Bomber

Chemical tanker, benzene, cargo tank, explosion, static electricity, tank gauging


Specific Incidents

Jo Eik – Beware Confined Spaces In Plain Sight

Accident Report – Chief Officer Dies Setting Bad Example

Sava Lake – Systemic Deaths

Bow Wind Mardep Report

Enclosed Space Kills Again

Enclosed Space – Two Lucky People – The MAIB PE For Panguric II

Viking Islay – Time To Train The Bean Counters?

Warning on Enclosed Space Deaths – Again

Deadly Wood

Not-So-Confined Space Incident

More “confined space that wasn’t” incidents

Warnings And Alerts

Dynamically Dangerous Spaces

MAIB Flyer, Jo Eik

Marine Safety Forum Flash – Enclosed Space Entry

Stop, Step Back To Escape The Rose Assassin

Safety Alert – NZ on Confined Spaces – Avoiding The Avoidable

Stay Alive – Check Your Meter

CO2 – Adventures and Hazards


Headwind Of “Huh?” And Death In Spaces

Granny’s Bloomers and Safety In Confined Spaces

Grinding teeth, staying alive in Enclosed Spaces

Chancing the Chain Locker Assassin

Enclose Space Entry – Complacency Cannot Be Allowed To Grow

Confined Space Casualties – Worse Than Expected

Movement on Enclosed Space, Maybe

Enclosed space Entry Deaths – The Shipping Industry’s Shame

“IMO Must Act On C/ESE Deaths” – MAIB

To IG Or Not To IG, That Is The Question

Confined Space Entry Deaths Nothing New

List of posts

[catlist ID=83 numberposts=100]

[catlist ID=112 numberposts=100]