AMSA MARINE NOTICE: High pressure fire-fighting systems—Design safeguards against personal injury marine notice 04/2018

To inform all shipowners, operators, masters and crew of the hazards when working with high-pressure fire-fighting systems and the safeguards that may be implemented to prevent injury.

Serious Incident

A seafarer suffered serious injury while conducting routine maintenance work on part of a 13 bar high-pressure fire-fighting system on a fire-fighting tug. 

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