Safety Alert - Handling of Trailers - Shared by Associated British Ports

Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:00

PSS along with Port Industry Chief Executive has identified six key priorities for the sector, one of which is " Early Information Sharing". This proactive sharing of early information among port members can help prevent a similar occurrence in the ports.

A serious Near Miss occurred during operations where Ro-Ro Tug Drivers were discharging commercial trailers.  During discharge operations and before moving off with a connected trailer, the tug Driver noticed that a cable had snagged onto an AB’s overalls. 

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For more information on the incident, lesson learned, actions that were taken and recommendation on Handling of Trailers can be found in the attachment below

Thank you to our member port Larne Harbour Limited for sharing this with the industry.


0618 LHL POIS Safety Alert Near Miss PSS Rev PDF (326.15 KB) Download