Report 00029

Defects or Issues Identified

"Asbestos aft of vessel spreader stuck in guides for two days."


Patrick Terminals - Fremantle

Actions Taken

  • Local MUA
  • Safety Report Lodged with company
  • AMSA Notified
  • WorkCover/WorkSage or other authority notified
  • Safety reps/MUA branch in onward port notified
  • "AMSA inspecting asbestos. Report coming back."

Further Details

"Company wants members to work once product has cleared but members wont. Product to be tested to confirm what it is. AMSA involved. Members working other areas of the vessel away from product. Typical stand over tactics."