MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery 2018

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Specialist MOB Workshop Southampton UK - 17 April 2018

MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery Workshop is being held on 17 April 2018 at the Grand Harbour hotel and conference venue in the port of Southampton UK.

This one day event focuses on issues affecting the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector.  As man overboard and death by drowning is still the prime risk at sea ALL marine sectors are invited to participate in this specialist Workshop.

Topics include location of a casualty in the water and solutions range from crew keeping a traditional lookout to selecting and using the latest electronic devices. Besides the challenge of working in rough conditions lifting the casualty can be hampered by injuries, clothing and vessel design.

Workshop Lead John Haynes said, ‘We fully appreciate that the whole subject of MOB prevention, location, recovery and treatment can only be touched upon in a one day seminar. Our objective is to bring together people with genuine experience to share knowledge and endeavour to improve best practice across all maritime sectors.’

Background to the MOB Workshop Programme

Shock Mitigation run specialist events that create an independent platform where maritime organisations address relevant issues and share knowledge between sectors

Support for NEXT GENERATION Workshops has been excellent from both end-user organisations and the marine industry. Attendees include Professional, Commercial and Military Organisations, Boat Operators, Boat Builders, Equipment Manufacturers and Maritime Legislators.

John Haynes added, 'We ran the first MAN Overboard Prevention and Recovery Workshop in April 2017. Presenters included subject matter experts from UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, UK Maritime Pilots Association, Port of London Authority, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, HM Coast Guard Maritime Operations Centre and maritime medical solutions consultants. Feedback from all attendees and presenters was extremely positive and issues raised will be part of the MOB Workshop programme in 2018.'

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For Further Information Contact:

Event Manager - Julie Arthur



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