Nearly 16% of merchant mariners' deaths have been caused by incidents involving lifeboats and their launching systems, according to 10 years of data analysed by a safety group. Many seamen have suffered severe injuries of the spine and lower extremities in similar circumstances.
All of these accidents occurred during training exercises or drills, supervised by qualified, experienced seafarers. However, this is not solely a UK-based phenomenon, nor one restricted to vessels flying...
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