Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ships' masters and crew
|Date issued:||17 November 2010|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
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.