Research and analysis

Safety lessons: radiation hazards

Summary of hazardous situation following a fire on board bulk carrier Yeoman Bontrup, highlighting risks associated with radiation sources.


MAIB safety flyer issued May 2011

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This safety message concerns the management of radioactive sources for the use in the marine environment. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry