Tag Archives: Trips

Safe baggage handling

Porters and baggage handlers (longshoremen) working in cruise ship terminals experience a high rate of occupational injuries. These workers lift and carry heavy objects, such as baggage and supplies, and often work in environments that force them to bend, kneel, crouch, or … Continue reading

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Slips, Trips and Falls

To help prevent slips, trips and falls, among workers: Be mindful of changes in elevation, including stairs, curbs and ramps. Keep cords our of walkways. Clean up spills as soon as possible and use caution signs to warn of wet … Continue reading

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