October 2017







Loading cargo in Berbera, Somali is no easy task. Imagine lifting heavy boxes in the blazing heat; over 40 degrees Celsius. East Africa is home to very hot and humid conditions. This can put an extra strain on cargo movement and greatly increase the risk of developing heat-related illnesses. Our team has been working in the heat all month long. The risk can be more serious and widespread among the loading crew. Before working in these conditions our staff are trained on how to take protective measures. At safe air company we value the health and well-being of our entire team. Here is a shortlist of life-saving rules on how to operate in hot weather.

How to Operate in Hot Weather:

  • Take Regular Breaks
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Wear loose, light-colored clothing
  • Designate an area with shade for resting
  • Add extra personnel to physically demanding load

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