Alert 09 – 19 Offloading Equipment Results in High Potential Near Miss


In preparation to offload a container from a flatbed truck, an employee was sent to the top of the container to connect the lifting slings. Shortly after this procedure started, instruction was given to the truck driver to back up a short distance to move closer (or more centered) to the crane. As the truck proceeded to back up, the man on top of the container had to go down onto one knee to prevent himself from loosing his balance or falling from the container.

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