Safety Alert - Security Barrier Failure - Shared by Associated British Ports

Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:29

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 for a positive safety culture.

An engineer suffered a broken toe and received stitches when undertaking a repair on a damage security barrier when an excess of 148 kilos of counterweight for the barrier fell from its shaft.

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

Thank you to our member port Associated British Ports for sharing this with the industry.

Attachments

ABP-HS-SA-060 - Safety Alert - Security Barrier Counterweight PDF (189.08 KB) Download
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