|Document ID (ISN)||101046|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Managing health and safety in dockwork
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2002. iv, 28p. 29 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
||Many dock workers are injured or killed at work each year in the United Kingdom. This guidance is aimed at all persons involved in dock operations or who supply labour for dock work. It explains the specific safety and health duties and shows how cooperation, coordination and the control of contractors can help managing safety successfully. Topics covered: employers' responsibilities towards their own employees, temporary workers, workers from a labour supplier and with respect to training; information on the risks; cooperation and coordination of safety management with other employers; controlling contractors; risk assessment; particular responsibilities; key questions to all employers. Relevant legislation is included in an appendix.
||dock work; United Kingdom; safety and health organization; harbours; subcontractors; legal aspects
||responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; safety guides; safety and health training; temporary workers
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations