Freight News, Logistics

TT Club to tackle falls from height

[ January 24, 2024   //   ]

International freight transport and cargo handling insurance specialist TT Club is warning of them danger of falling from height, an often unavoidable danger in the transport, port and logistics industries.

Continuing with its series of TT Briefs aimed at simplifying complex risk issues by providing easily digestible information and guidance, TT has published ‘Understand and mitigate the risks of working at height.’ It looks at the steps that should be taken to reduce the risk, and avoid exposure to injury claims and safety prosecutions.

Like other briefs in the series,, it is a two-sided infographic-style advice sheet. It could also be used as a poster in the workplace.

Safe stowage of cargo at points in the supply chain is also discussed, as is the use of technology such as drones to carry out inspections or stocktaking, and deployment of fall prevention platforms.