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Document ID (ISN)104477
CIS number 05-583
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title The engagement of non-permanent employees on cargo handling operations in the ports industry
Bibliographic information Port Skills and Safety Ltd., Africa House, 64-78 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH, United Kingdom, June 2000. 7p.
Internet access http://www.portskillsandsafety.co.uk/publications/cp1 [in English]
Abstract This Code of Practice aims to ensure that no non-permanent employee is engaged in cargo-handling operations unless they have received the appropriate ports industry safety induction training and have been assessed by the cargo handling company as fit and competent to undertake the cargo handling operations for which they will be engaged. All non-permanent employees should be possession of a port safety induction card containing details of the safety training received.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; dock work; safety training in industry; harbours; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) physical fitness; pre-employment medical examinations; directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
OSH training