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Document ID (ISN)104490
CIS number 05-570
Year 2001
Convention or series no. OSHA 2232 (revised)
Title Longshoring industry
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue N.W., Washington D.C. 20210, USA, rev. ed. 2001. 278p.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet provides an overview of safety and health standards concerning the marine terminal and longshoring industries. Contents: guidelines for workplace safety and health programmes; marine terminal operations; cargo handling equipment; specialized terminals; personal protection; terminal facilities and means of access; safety and health regulations for longshoring.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; USA; plant safety and health organization; harbours; ships; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) walkways; access to workplaces; personal protective equipment; conditions of work; lifting equipment; hatchways
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation