On 17 September 2011, the first electrical engineer on board the passenger/ro-ro ship Spirit of Tasmania I fell through an opening in a catwalk between two of the ship's main engines. He fell about 2 m to the deck below, amputating the top of his left middle finger, fracturing his left ring finger and injuring his right shoulder and buttock. He was treated on board and later taken to hospital.
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|Date:||17 September 2011||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Time:||22:50 UTC||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Station Pier, Melbourne|
|Release date:||24 November 2011|
|Report status:||Final||Occurrence category:||Incident|
|Highest injury level:||Serious|
|Departure point||Devonport, TAS|
|Destination||Station Pier, Melbourne, VIC|