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Document ID (ISN)104467
CIS number 05-718
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1275-3
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS ED 943
Author(s) Ferreira M., Le Roy A., Laine P.
Title Materials handling in ports: Institutional framework and relevant regulations
Original title Les manutentions portuaires. Paysage institutionnel et réglementation applicable [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, June 2005. 64p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/7D4ED55772AB186DC1257076002AB040/$FILE/ed943.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide describes the hazards associated with the handling of different types of material in ports and provides guidance on safety and health measures. Contents: the work environment (movement of plant and equipment on the dockside, safe workplace access, adequate lighting, fire protection); selection of appropriate handling methods according to the type of material to be lifted; correct use of handling and lifting equipment; safety training and information of personnel; use of external contractors.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; dock work; lifting equipment; harbours; France
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; access to workplaces; in-plant transport; manual handling; safety guides; safe working methods; subcontractors; safety and health committees; information of personnel; selection of equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation