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Document ID (ISN)24799
CIS number 76-309
ISBN(s) 92-2-101081-3
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Guide to safety and health in dock work.
Original title Guide pour la sécurité et l'hygiène dans les manutentions portuaires. [in French]
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1st edition 1976. 287p. Price: SF.32.50.
Abstract This guide is a collection of explanatory material supplementing the code of practice on safety and health in dock work prepared by a meeting of experts in 1956 on the initiative of the International Labour Office. The chapters of the guide are arranged to match those of the code: general (housekeeping, lighting, ventilation, machinery, etc.); wharfs and quays; means of access to ships; transport of dockers by water; protection of hatchways; access to holds; decks; loading and unloading machinery and gear; loading and unloading operations; lifting, carrying and piling; warehouses and storeplaces; dangerous substances and environments; personal protective equipment; medical aid and rescue; personnel facilities; selection and training of dock workers. On account of developments in the packaging of goods a chapter on packaging has been added over and above those in the code, as has a chapter on nuclear merchant vessels.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; ILO; water transport; loading and unloading; harbours
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; plant safety and health organization; dangerous substances; welfare facilities; access to workplaces; manual lifting; warehouses; ship holds; vocational training; lifting equipment; manuals; artificial lighting; ventilation; housekeeping; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire protection; medical supervision; replaced; protection against falls from heights
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation