154 - 09/00 - Alteration of Port Survey Documents
Delegate one person only to sign and stamp these documents, to avoid duplicates being created. Give the rest of the crew clear instructions that they are not to sign these survey reports/bad order reports.Advise the stevedore foreman that only one person is authorised to sign and that he will sign all documents at the end of the shift.If the number of pieces, bags, bundles etc., is recorded on the report in figures, write the number in words underneath the figure, to prevent 4 becoming 14 etc.Score out any blank space to prevent items being added, and write at the bottom of the report "we acknowledge that the total number of pieces/bags/bundles etc., is ... and write the amount in words.GET A COPY OF THE DOCUMENT YOU SIGN.
Source of information: P Whitehouse (J1)
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