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Document ID (ISN)104489
CIS number 05-720
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Title Vessel design considerations for stevedore safety
Bibliographic information Port Skills and Safety Ltd., Africa House, 64-78 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH, United Kingdom, 2004. 17p. Illus. 26 ref.
Internet access http://www.saferports.org.uk/assets/RIS6.pdf [in English]
Abstract This safety guide identifies the hazards and difficulties involved in container lashing operations on board ships and offers possible solutions. Topics covered include: hatch covers and access to work stations; lashing gear and planning; design of lashing platforms; safety barriers; design of fixed ladders. Legal considerations in the United Kingdom and Europe are outlined.
Descriptors (primary) securing of loads; dock work; loading and unloading; harbours; ships; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) walkways; legal aspects; access to workplaces; hatchways; safety by design; railings; safety guides; fixed ladders; loading platforms
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
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation