A crew member of the Costa Serena cruise ship died in a fall. This unfortunate incident happened on January 17.
A report on the incident, stated that the man had been performing repairs on fans within the ventilation system when he fell.
Accidents like these outline some of the potential dangers of working on a cruise ship. Even though cruise lines have safety procedures in place, crew member jobs are often difficult and potentially dangerous and accidents do happen.
For questions regarding crew member accidents and crew member deaths on cruise ships, please contact Waks and Barnett at 1-800-905-2891.