Safety Alert - Pinning Container - Shared by Port of Tyne

Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:18

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 in October so far there have been three examples of empty containers found un-pinned at three high during terminal routine checks.


For more information on the incident, lesson learned, actions that were taken and recommendations on Pinning Container incident can be found  below

Special thanks to our member Port of Tyne for sharing this alert with the rest of the industry.


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