Death of a Bosun

UK P&I Club 8 minutes

It is key to learn from accidents to be able to succeed in shipping. This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club. Accidents like the one in this course can and do happen. As you go through this course, ask yourself, "Could this happen on my ship?"

The accident that is shown in this course is an incident that happened during a regular drill. It happened fast and was due to some minor mistakes combined. With just a few improvements, this could easily be avoided. After completing this course, you are going to know what went wrong during this incident and how to make sure that nothing similar happens on your ship.

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UK P&I Club

The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures over 244 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. A rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves of $540m, the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services. The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 8 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is intended for the crew working on deck.
  6. Reference: This course is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club.