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Document ID (ISN)110610
CIS number 10-0169
ISSN - Serial title 0341-3489 - Die Industrie der Steine und Erden
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lampen A.
Title Securing the loads - more important today than ever
Original title Ladungssicherung - heute wichtiger denn je [in German]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 2009, Vol.119, No.2, p.50-52. Illus.
Abstract In the past years more and more attention has been given to securing of loads. Although there a numerous regulations and directives, basic errors often result in insecure loads. This article aimed at improving the knowledge on securing of loads recalls the main legal requirements and directives as well as the factors involved (compensation of the forces involved during the transport, friction strength, securing strength, appropriate transport vehicles). It also provides examples of secure loading in three situations: the transport of palettes of stones, concrete prefabricated elements and construction equipment.
Descriptors (primary) transport of materials; securing of loads; stonedusting
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; friction; deceleration; antislip floors; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Transport industry (in general)