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Safety Alerts

The following are Safety Alerts and related articles issued by Coast Guard Marine Safety Office Portland, Maine. These Safety Alerts are lessons learned from marine casualties.

02-01 Confined Space Hazards
01-04 Trawl Winch Setup and Operation
01-03 Steel Repair Considerations
01-02 Liferaft Hydrostatic Release Install
01-01 Steering and Thru-Hull Repairs
00-01 Immersion Suits Maintenance
99-02b Rudder Port Fairings Supplemental
99-02 Encapsulated Rudder Port Fairings
99-01 Capsize-Sudden Sinking Warning
98-04 Small Vessel Collision Avoidance
98-03 Small Vessel Stability Warning
98-02 Propane Explosion Hazard
98-01 Shaft Entanglement Hazard
97-05 Diver Air Supply Safety
97-04 Winch Head Injury Hazard
97-03 PVC Piping in Vessel Systems
97-02 Life-Safety Critical Rigging
97-01 Propeller Clearing Ports
96-08 Fire Hazard-Pyrophoric Carbon
96-07 Collision Avoidance Advisory
96-06 Hatches in Wet Fish Holds
96-05 Flammable Engine Space Insulation
96-04 Sea Kayak Safety
96-03 Cold Water Boating Advisory
96-02 Tug and Barge Collision Advisory
5402 Portable Fuel Containers
5401 Net Reel Pinch Points
Diagram- Dive Fatality 1
Diagram- F/V Flooding Sources
Diagram- Rigging Failure Fatality

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets are published by Coast Guard Marine Safety Office Portland, to assist the public in understanding and complying with Federal Requirements or 'good marine practices' for commercial fishing vessels.

Fire Extinguisher Inspections
Voluntary Dockside Exams
EPIRB Registration
Liferaft Installation
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Last Modified 1/12/2016