Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators, masters and fumigation contractors
|Date issued:||26 June 2008|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
The fumigation contractor did not adequately consider the risks associated with burying the aluminium phosphide fumigant in the cargo.
Safety Advisory Notice
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ship owners, operators, masters and fumigation contractors should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.