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Old 09 June 2018, 13:45   #1
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Throw Line / Throw Rope Safety Warning - MAIB

Been away a few days - but don't think I've missed a post on here about this.

MAIB has issued a safety alert about rescue throw lines that are faulty. It appears some have been made by welding 2 or more pieces of shorter rope together that then break when placed under strain (such as pulling a casualty in!)

Details here: https://assets.publishing.service.go...a/SB2_2018.pdf

MAIB asking everyone with one (and I'd guess there are a fair few ribbers who have them) - from any brand - to check them and if they find an issue to take it up with manufacturer/supplier but also to notify MAIB.
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Old 31 January 2019, 19:13   #2
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The full report on this is now out:

https://assets.publishing.service.go...port2_2019.pdf

Nothing much different from the original safety briefing.
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