The Port of NY & NJ Council on Port Performance’s Top Priority is Safety and the Health of Frontline Workers

The Port of NY & NJ Council on Port Performance’s Top Priority is Safety and the Health of Frontline Workers

April 14,2020–PortBreakingWaves.com

The Council on Port Performance (CPP) met on April 9th to discuss the overall conditions at the  Port and the broader supply chain.  It was highlighted that Terminal Operators, in cooperation with the New York Shipping Association and the ILA, commenced non-contact temperature checks this week as an additional measure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Such temperature checks will be conducted multiple times a day.  Port Director Sam Ruda emphasized that while “all stakeholders in the port community remain committed to keeping the regions goods moving and keeping the Port operational, it must be accomplished with a continued focus on health and safety of all frontline employees.”  Social distancing, PPE’s and other protocols continue to be a priority for all stakeholders.

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