Be Alert For Straps And Strops

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May 232010

Look for damage - the life you save might be your buddy's

This flash,from Marine Safety Forum is to raise awareness for Installation personnel and vessel crews to ensure that all lifts are  inspected at each stage of the journey.

Recently an AB on board an OSV observed a damaged strop as he went to unhook a mud skip that had been backloaded from the Installation.
The damage was very close to the master link and the strop had obviously been crushed or pinched at some point. Unfortunately it could not be determined when & where the damage occurred.

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