|Document ID (ISN)||109837|
|Convention or series no.
||Research Paper No.4
||Alexander J., Compton M., Wubbeling J.
||Container top safety - Lashing and other related matters
||International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA), 71 Broadway, London SW8 1SH, United Kingdom, May 1999. 132p. Illus. 22 ref.
||This report addresses the important issue of safe working on top of containers. It updates and completes the information provided in an earlier edition published in 1989 (see CIS 91-1707). It extends the scope to include problems associated with lashing and several other issues associated with work on tops of containers. Contents: international and national legal requirements and guidance; container securing systems; means of access to the tops of containers; container top working; future; conclusions; recommendations. Appendices include several guidance documents and safety codes published by third parties, as well as a summary of the findings of a survey undertaken in 1998 on container top safety.
||dock work; transport containers; mechanical hazards; role of insurance institutions; sea transport
||protection against falls from heights; safety devices; securing of loads; ladders and other means of access; safety by design; harnesses; safety training in industry; safety guides; questionnaire survey
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport