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Document ID (ISN)22241
CIS number 75-238
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Title Loading and unloading of dangerous goods
Original title Lasting og lossing av farlig gods [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information Veiledning nr.5, Directorate of Labour Inspection (Direktoratet for arbeidstilsynet), Postboks 8103, Oslo-Dep., Norway, May 1974. 6p. Gratis.
Abstract Guidelines for the safe handling of dangerous substances on board ships: employers' duties; informing dockworkers about hazards and supplying personal protective equipment; organisation of loading and unloading; rules for handling substances with an unknown or very high degree of hazard; fire and explosion hazards; care in handling; loading and unloading equipment; elimination of spills; oxidation and polymerisation hazards; prohibition of open flames, smoking and eating; first aid rules. A compilation of Norwegian and international regulations governing the transport of dangerous goods is appended.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; loading and unloading; dock work; Norway
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; oxidizing substances; fire hazards; explosion hazards; information of personnel; leakage; safe working methods; legislation; directive; first aid
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation