IMPA Safety Campaign

Herman Broers

From today, for a period of two weeks, the IMPA Safety campaign is on! IMPA Reports:

Welcome to the 2020 IMPA Safety Campaign!

We hope that you are now familiar with the on-line survey which has become an annual event. The survey is designed to be very quickly completed and user-friendly. We urge you to use it as often as you can because the strength of the safety campaigns is the weight of statistical evidence. If you have any questions please ask Nick or Eliane at IMPA HQ who will do everything they can to assist you.

The objectives of this Safety Campaign are to follow up a request from IMO NAV55 to report back to IMO on pilots current experiences of ladders and to track the state of the boarding equipment.

Click on the image to go to the campaign.

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