1116 - 10/16 - USCG - Safety Alert Regarding Samsung Smartphone - USA

The US Coast Guard has issued an updated Safety Alert reminding Members of the recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones.

Bringing these phones on vessels is strongly discouraged and, if brought aboard, they are to be turned off and disconnected from any charging equipment. Maritime operators should review potential fire hazards related to the recall, especially for operations that include checked baggage or unattended vehicles, as on ferries.

Members can read the full safety alert

here

.

Source of Information

George Radu

Thomas Miller Americas Inc.

george.radu@thomasmiller.com

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Date20/10/2016