Research and analysis

Safety lessons: evaluating your ship to carry fumigated cargoes

A safety message to the shipping industry highlighting the hazards associated with load cargoes that require fumigation and what precautions to consider.


Safety Flyer issued January 2008

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This summary concerns the death of an able seaman on board a general cargo ship carrying grain and how to safely use pesticides on suitably evaluated ships to prevent similar accidents occurring.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • shipping industry
Published 10 January 2008