Safety Alert - Failure of Lifting Equipment

Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 12:34

PSS along with Port Industry Chief Executive has identified six key priorities for the sector, one of which is " Early Information Sharing". This sharing of early information among port members can help prevent a similar occurrence in other PSS member ports. This is a proactive method of managing Health & Safety within organizations and is a leading indicator of a positive safety culture.

 An incident occurred when a ship's crane was used to lift a bulldozer into a ship's hold.

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For more information on the incident, lesson learned, actions that were taken and recommendations on the Failure of Lifting Equipment incident can be found  below

Special thanks to our member Solent Stevedores Ltd for sharing this alert with the rest of the industry.

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