Safety Advisory Notice MS20070009

Safety Advisory Notice

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20070009
Date issued: 27 September 2007
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The placement of the steam vent pipe, and the direction in which it exhausted, meant that any personnel on the funnel casing top platform were vulnerable when a boiler safety valve operated.

Safety Advisory Notice

The ATSB advises the owners, operators and masters of ships to consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where it is considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012