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Document ID (ISN)104478
CIS number 05-719
Year 2004
Convention or series no. SPG03
Title Safer Ports Initiative: Guide to preventing slips, trips and falls
Bibliographic information Port Skills and Safety Ltd., Africa House, 64-78 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH, United Kingdom, 2004. 4p. 8 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This guidance note provides practical advice on the prevention of slips, trips and falls in ports. The need for a risk assessment is outlined and potential causes of slips, trips and falls are listed along with control measures. These guidelines are also relevant to work on ships.
Descriptors (primary) falls of persons; harbours; United Kingdom; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; slippery floors; safety guides; hazard evaluation; falls on the level; ships
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation