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Irregular Occurrence Reporting

Irregular Occurrence Reporting

What is Irregular Occurrence Reporting?  This is a duty of ALL users of the waters of the Sandwich Port and Haven (SP&H) to report an Irregular Occurrence.  

This is defined as an incident in which something happened that caused injury or had the potential to cause injury to persons or property.  It is a legal requirement in pursuance of the SP&H ‘Port Marine Safety Code’ ‘Policy Statement’.  It could also include suspicious activity such as people suspected engaged in drugs smuggling or persons intent on theft or damage of property.

Such occurrences should be reported to

The Harbour Master

and The Police if applicable.

Details on the CONTACTS page.

For the Reporting Form go to

Health and Safety - Forms



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