Safety Advisory Notice MS20080004

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators and masters

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080004
Date issued: 28 May 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The fitter removing the stoppers from the cargo hold hatch covers could not read English and hence could not fully understand the requirements of the ship's safety management system hot work permit.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ship owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012