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Name: Docks (Safety Regulations) (No. 2 of 1951).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity; Dock workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1951
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-1951-R-42176
Bibliography: The Laws of Guyana, 1977, Government of Guyana, Revised edition, pp. 54-75
Abstract/Citation: Provides comprehensive regulations on dock safety. Part I regulates safety measures on docks, including maintenance of equipment to save persons from drowning (s. 5). Part II relates to means of access between ship and shore. Part III governs lifting machinery. Parts IV-VI provide specific and miscellaneous provisions, including a prohibition of persons under 18 from operating a crane or winch (s. 32). Part VII outlines powers of the Labour Authority in relation to the regulations. Made under Factories Act 1947.
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