The Ports Tool is a practical, interactive online tool, created to improve health and safety in the ports sector, particularly identifying and managing critical risks.

The tool was developed in collaboration with WorkSafe New Zealand, ACC, the Ports Industry Association and New Zealand Ports.

Ports tool (external link)

Port environments are complex and high-risk operations. The virtual port in the Ports Tool represents key zones that many New Zealand ports have; it’s not based on one particular port operation. These key zones highlight critical risks to workers in this industry. The zones include:

toolshed ports container terminal
Container terminal
toolshed ports empty container
Empty container processing
toolshed ports log fumigation
Log fumigation
toolshed ports logging shipside2
Logging ship side
toolshed ports log yard
Log yard
toolshed ports warehouse
toolshed ports workshop