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Safety issues not covered in guides for operators

Issue number: MO-2010-002-SI-06
Who it affects: All stevedores
Issue owner: National and international maritime, cargo and labour organisations
Operation affected: Marine: Shore-based operations
Background: Investigation Report 273-MO-2010-002
Date: 19 December 2011

Safety issue description

The recognised safe practices of not working under or near a container being loaded is not well reflected in national and international guidance published to assist container terminal operators develop their own safety policies and guidelines.

Safety Advisory Notice

Action organisation: National and international maritime, cargo and labour organisations
Action number: MO-2010-002-SAN-031
Date: 19 December 2011
Action status: Closed

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that national and international maritime, cargo and labour organisations should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

   
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

This is a broard safety message to industry regarding the provision of guidance to container terminal operators.

 
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Last update 06 March 2014