docks


Inland water hazards are often overlooked

Fishing at sea is one of most dangerous occupations in the world. Data from countries that collect accurate accounts show Read More

Port health and safety requires significant improvement

A major international study of port health and safety has highlighted the need for better worker participation to bring the industry in line with the best practice of similar sectors. Read More

Loading-bay safety – DockSafe

Industrial-safety company Castell and access-control specialist Traka have joined forces to create DockSafe, a loading-bay safety system described as intelligent. Read More

Port berth operator failed to separate vehicles and pedestrians

A dock worker at an Essex Port had both legs amputated after they were crushed by a freight container. Read More

Shipyard apprentice hurt after scaffolding boards see-sawed

A teenage apprentice required physiotherapy to recover from knee injuries sustained in a fall in a dry dock. Read More

Deadly docks are not low-risk, warns union

The Government's designation of an industry whose fatal accident rate is five times the national average as low-risk is "ludicrous" and based on a flawed system of statistics collection and sector coding, according to the UK's biggest union. Read More



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Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet

Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time