What are procedure of Toxic Vapour Release ?

In ALL emergencies, Captain/Chief Eng. will take control of situations as soon as possible – but initiative must be taken by other individuals where immediate action is required.
Sounding the alarm must be loud and clear – use of the General alarm and PA System is encouraged.
Any available spare person should be nominated as writer as soon as possible to prompt actions from this checklist and record events as they happen.  
1Identify and Isolate contaminated areaWHODoneReq’d by office
*RA   *WR  *DE
2Muster Personnel, identify any missing personsCO/CEX
3Enforce “No Smoking” ruleOOWX
4Sample atmosphere and identify type and properties of vapourCO/DesignatesxX
5Assess extent of contamination (refer Material Data sheet)COX
6Locate source of loss and assess remedial actionCO/CEX
7Assess quantity of toxic vapour lostCO/CEXX
8Assess precautions requiredCO/CEX
9Assess operational limitationsCO/CEX
10Ventilate contaminated areaCO/CEX
11Assess structural damage if anyCO/MasterXX
12Advise local P & I representativeMasterXX
13Advise agentMasterXX
14Note protestMasterXX
15Enter facts in log booksMaster/OOWXX
16Photographs only if camera is of the non-flash typeMaster/CEXX
17Advise STASCO using Initial casualty MessageMasterXX
*RA:   Radio Advice*WR:     Written Report*D/E:    Documents/ Evidence


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