The Marine Safety Forum has published the following safety flash regarding a near miss incident in which ropes used in the pilot ladder were observed in close proximity to a halogen lamp that can create a lot of heat when in use. The ropes were promptly moved away from the lamp and stowed in a safe manner. Crew were informed to the potential risk and the proper action to take when securing the ropes.
The safety flash can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-14.14.pdf
Members may wish to review the following similar incidents: (key words halogen, fire, hazard, overheating)
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