|STEPS||PROCEDURES FOR INSPECTION OF A SHIP’S CREW, CABIN, FOOD, GARBAGE AND TRASH|
|1 – 5||Refer to Basic Requirements|
|6||Inspect the Customs Crew Search List for regulated goods. Inspect the ship’s stores, galley, refrigerators, freezers and crew’s cabins for these goods and determine what action is required.
Prohibited goods – must be secured and must remain on board
Regulated goods – refer to specific commodity for measures
Non-regulated goods – no action required
|7||If any of the areas are infested with pests, determine the action required.
Plants with pests – destroy
Fruit and vegetables with pests – destroy
Infested stores (grain, etc.) – place the infested grain in a plastic bag and spray the grain store.
Collect specimens for identification.
|8||Inspect garbage drums and ensure that they are on deck or in an enclosed space, tightly covered and leak-proof.|
|9||Look for live animals and secure them. Arrange for daily examination of animals.|
|10||Inspect for dunnage and ensure it remains on board.|
|11||Inspect rat guards.|
|see 220.127.116.11 for additional information on garbage|
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