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Document ID (ISN)24873
CIS number 76-605
ISSN - Serial title Die Berufsgenossenschaft
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Köpcke H.
Title Loading and unloading of logs in inland waterway harbours
Original title Stammholz-Umschlag in Binnenhäfen [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1975, Vol.27, No.6, p.219-224. Illus.
Abstract General advice on personal protective equipment (e.g. spike plates for shoes), securing of open hatch covers and the duties of the signaller providing communication between workers in the hold and the cranedriver. Examples, with comments, of slinging of logs with self-tightening clamps, plain wire-ropes and roller-shackle slings (self-tightening slings) and claw-type grasping devices, with reference to the hazards entailed by incorrect slinging.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; round timber handling; inland water transport
Descriptors (secondary) lifting tackle; antislip studs; hatchways; slinging of loads
Document type -
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation