Safety Advisory Notice MO-2009-005-SAN-024

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ships' masters and crew

Recommendation details
Output No: MO-2009-005-SAN-024
Date issued: 17 November 2010
Safety action status: Closed
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

The tower was not assembled as designed. The outriggers and intermediate planks, both key components, were missing and the work platform guard rails were not used. The manufacturer's instructions were also missing but no attempt was made to obtain them, a parts list or the missing parts.

Safety advisory notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ships' masters and crew should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

Last update 06 December 2012