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Document ID (ISN)104482
CIS number 05-586
ISBN(s) 92-2-115287-1 (En); 92-2-215287-5 (fr); 92-2-315287-9 (es)
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Safety and health in ports. ILO code of practice
Original title Sécurité et santé dans les ports. Recueil de directives pratiques du BIT [in French]
Seguridad y salud en los puertos. Repertorio de recomendaciones prácticas de la OIT [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2005. xxxii, 496p. Illus. 64 ref. Price: CHF 40.00.
Internet access [in French] [in Spanish] [in English]
Abstract This code of practice provides guidance to ILO constituents and all those involved in the management, operation, maintenance and development of ports. Contents: general provisions (responsibilities, safety and health management, training); port infrastructure, plant and equipment; safe use of lifting appliances and loose gear; operations on shore and afloat; handling dangerous goods; health hazards and occupational health services; personnel welfare facilities; emergency arrangements. Replaces CIS 79-834 and CIS 76-309.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; ILO; plant safety and health organization; ships; harbours
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; dangerous substances; welfare facilities; access to workplaces; directive; lifting equipment; emergency organization; health hazards; plant health services; container handling
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation