Marine safety investigations & reports

Crew member injury and fatality on board Pacific Wisdom

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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On 7 September 2003, two crew members on Pacific Wisdom were injured and one subsequently died. The two men fell about 12 metres to the bottom of an empty cargo hold after a scaffold on which they were working collapsed.

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General details
Date: 07 September 2003   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: N/A    
Location: Albany    
State: Western Australia    
Release date: 30 June 2004   Occurrence category: Serious Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Vessel details

Vessel details
Vessel Pacific Wisdom  
Flag Hg Kg  
IMO 9001801  
Type of operation Bulk carrier  
Damage to vessel Nil  
Departure point Cochin, India  
Destination South Korea  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Fatal: 1 0 0 1
Serious: 1 0 0 1
Total: 2 0 0 2
Last update 19 May 2016