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Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080005
Date issued: 28 May 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The application of a blanket of hi-expansion foam over the cargo, during the night of 17 August 2007, was effective in preventing the fire from spreading until the local stocks of foam concentrate were exhausted.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.

 
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