Investigation of occupational accident in Bergsfjord, Senja municipality, Norway

Description

On Monday, 10 September 2018, a crew member died in an occupational accident on board Rohav LLUZ in Bergsfjorden, Senja municipality.

A crew member who worked on a cargotank hatch was squeezed when the hatch accidentally closed.

First aid was quickly initiated by the crew on board. The vessel sailed to Skaland to transfer the injured crew member to an air ambulance, but the person’s life could not be saved. The vessel then sailed to Tromsø.

Latest update: 14.09.2018

Location
Senja municipality
Occurrence date
10.09.2018
Accident category
Personal injury
Area
Norwegian Territorial Waters
IMO number
9220677
Name of vessel
Rohav
Accident type
Fatal Accident, Occupational accident
Vessel type
Special Purpose Ship
Register
The Norwegian Ship Register
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