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Air Receivers and Relief Valves- A reminder that shouldn’t be necessary!

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 14, 2011

To download a pdf file, please click here. Air receivers, regardless of specific use onboard a UTV, contain extreme amounts of potential energy; an uncontrolled release of this energy may lead to serious injury, death and catastrophic vessel damage.

Inspection of Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on January 31, 2011

U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) are discovering Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves (QCVs) intentionally blocked, modified, and poorly maintained preventing them from operating as designed during an emergency. compromised. flammable liquid fire.

Distracted Operations: Don't let it be you!

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 29, 2010

Throughout the United States, and across all transportation modes, safety initiatives are being established to address issues related to Distracted Operations. The Coast Guard recognizes the importance of this issue, understands the potential…