Death of a Bosun

This reflective learning case study video is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club. Accidents like the one you’re about to see can and do happen. As you watch this short clip, ask yourself, “Could this happen on my ship?”


  • See a bosun get struck by an electrical hoist winch, along with the factors that led to it
  • Understand best practices to prevent similar incidents, including ensuring proper communication and adequate supervision of drills, utilizing electrical cut-outs / LOTO procedures, and developing planned maintenance systems and instructions for inspections
  • Discuss reflective learning questions such as "What could cause these procedures and controls to fail?" - to prompt thoughtful discussion and engagement from your crew

Produced in collaboration with UK P&I Club, who won the 2019 Lloyd's List Europe Award in Excellence in Safety & Training!

Available on:On Demand
Length: 3
Audio: EN
Item no: OD0-008
Categories: Engineering, Personal Safety
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)

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