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December 19, 2018

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Practice in the port of for the rescue of a crane operator remained blocked in quota

It is the first simulation of this genre is turned in from Liguria port of call

Today in the port of an extraordinary practice with the simulation of the aid and the next recovery of a crane operator remained blocked in quota as a result of the block of the cart flowing and incapacitated has been carried out for the first time to come down to earth in autonomy because of a hypothetical and serious incident. The scope of the practice, that it has involved Firemen, staff of the 118, Harbour office and staff of the terminalista society La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT), was to verify the degree of preparation, coordination, functionality and effectiveness of the various teams who have the task to take part near the terminal in case of urgent call.

The operations are coordinated by the Firemen, gone up in quota together with the operators of the 118 in order to simulate the participation of aid and then to proceed to the mass in safety of the wounded and to its next evacuation by means of ropes and equipments of alpine speleo derivation with next recovery in sea directly on dinghy of the skin-divers of the Firemen.

During the operations a motor patrol vessel of the Harbour office supplied to the necessary interdiction of the watery mirror in contact with the operating room and the VTS of the Harbour office, before being diverted in Palmaria with staff 118 on board for a real emergency happened meantime. To superviewing the operation in its complex, the Authority of Harbour System.

During the several phases of the practice a tug, preventively allertato from Sala Operativa of Guard Costiera, anticipates also with a team via earth, has remained on hand in order to offer support to active means of aid in the area, requirement that has then not been realized as the helped person is transferred on a dinghy of the Firemen.

The arranged practice has been organized within a formative project on the topic of the safety, turned to staff LSCT, organized and lead from the National School Transports and Logistics.

All the phases of the operation, concluded conduct and with success, are recorded in order to return the phase still more effective than de-briefing and for being used from LSCT and the appointed agencies to the aid for the training and the acquired implementation of the experience for own institutional activities, let alone from the National School Transports and Logistics as resource and reference for future activities of formation.

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