Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Flag States, owners, operators and masters
|Date issued:||22 October 2009|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
Saldanha's master and crew were not aware of the appropriate first aid treatment required for burn injuries. As a result, the third engineer was not immediately provided with appropriate first aid.
Safety Advisory Notice
The ATSB advises that flag States, owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.