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Safety First

Safety First is DFDS’ new project to improve safety at our terminals and on board our ships during cargo operations.

  In recent months, we have experienced a number of tragic fatalities at our terminals and on board our ships during cargo operations. This is completely unacceptable and causes tragedy for individuals, families and colleagues. Therefore, we must do whatever is in our power to learn from these accidents, and use our learning to prevent such accidents from ever happening again. As a caring employer, we should spare no effort to create and ensure a safe working environment for all our colleagues, ashore and at sea. Everyone throughout our network should come home safely from work.

The project will be managed by Michael Stig, Designated Person, for on-board safety, and by Jesper Hartvig Nielsen, Fleet Management, for safety ashore.

Torben Carlsen, CEO 

Articles

Safety First – Also for passengers

Since the Safety First program was initiated almost a year ago,…

Great start for SIRS in Brevik

Thorbjørn Aasig Lund and Stian Larsson As part of the initiatives…

Blog: Learning from accidents

By Michael Stig, Designated Person at DFDS You have all undoubtedly…

Safety First – Support the program

Since spring, we have informed you about the very important Safety…

Vlaardingen takes safety one step further

https://www.screencast.com/t/qlaT4WL12bT In this video, you…

How to report safety incidents anonymously

Working on board vessels and handling heavy cargo sometimes leads…

Be safe on land

Consistent and coherent data will help improve safety at DFDS.…

‘Just culture’ at DFDS

A few months ago, we invited staff working on vessels, and at…

BU Med launches Safety First

As shown in the video last week, BU Med launched the “Safety…

Safety First: Local programs take off

https://www.screencast.com/t/MGJThwBm1x Too many serious accidents…

Safety survey for employees working at warehouses

A few weeks ago, we launched a safety survey for employees working…

Survey to kick-off safety programme

Everyone working with freight operations on ships and at terminals…

Project to improve safety in cargo operations

DFDS' new project to improve safety in cargo operations, will…

Videos

Watch an online version of the DFDS Safety Guide here.