Port Plant and Equipment Injuries 2018-2020
As an increasing amount of timber is shipped in/out, and around UK waters the Port sector is an important part of the roundwood supply chain. The Ports Skills and Safety association report that of 624 Injuries to People in UK ports in three years, more than 145 were linked with operating plant and equipment. This is the third highest of all injury locations. The attached flyer shows some of the types of injury reported, so that people using, managing and maintaining plant can share learning and work together to make ports safer.
Always have plant safety on the agenda at your next toolbox talk, safety committee or team briefing.