Don’t Put A Finger In The Pie

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Oct 052010

You need hands... and fingers

As every butcher knows, sit a baby on the bacon slicer and you’ll get a little behind in your work. Similarly, a messman who hasn’t been trained to use a meat slicer could end up with the wrong sort of finger in the pie.

That’s one of the warnings to be gather from the current issue of the Nautical Institute’s October edition of its Mariners’ Alerting and Reporting Scheme, MARS.

MARS is one of several confidential reporting schemes, which includes MAC’s own ConReps and the Confidential Human factors Incident Reporting Programme, CHIRP, that enable seafarers to report safety-critical incidents and situations without putting their jobs on the line.

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