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Explosives Safety

Danger
A collection of explosives devices
FISHING VESSELS
If a suspect explosive item is picked up do not land it on deck and, if possible lay it in approximately 10m/33ft/5.5fm. If this depth cannot be achieved more than 1000m away from any buildings on the foreshore, lay the item in up to 20m/66ft/11fm, clear of shipping routes and fishing grounds. Report its position as accurately as possible (i.e. GPS), depth and marking float details to HM Coastguard. Further guidance is available in Annual Notice to Mariners No 6.
SPORTS DIVERS/MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
DO NOT TOUCH any suspect item. Dial 999 and ask for HM Coastguard or Police.

Copies of this poster available from:
SMCDO FOSNNI, MOC, HM Naval Base Clyde, Faslane, Helensburgh, G84 8HL.
Tel: 01436 674321 Ext: 6510

Alternatively, you can download a .PDF version of this poster HERE.


 
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