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Document ID (ISN)24910
CIS number 76-609
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title First Ibero-American Symposium on employment hazards in maritime employment
Original title Primeros coloquios iberoamericanos sobre prevención de riesgos profesionales en labores marítimas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de seguridad del trabajo, Avenida Vicuña Mackenna 247, Casilla 3585, Santiago, Chile, 1975. 5 parts, unnumbered. Illus.
Abstract Record of proceedings of a symposium held at Viña del Mar (Chile), 18-23 May 1975. Five volumes are devoted to: 1. Workers' protection: dock work; statistics of materials handling accidents, 1972-1973; medical prevention; fire protection on board vessels; psycho-social considerations; determination of aerobic power of dock workers; hazards of underwater work; selection and training of ships' crews, particularly from the occupational safety and health point of view. 2. Protection of materials: handling equipment; personal protective equipment; inspection of lifting equipment; extracts from Chilean regulations and ILO Convention No.32 (Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932); handling of copper ingots; use of lifting ropes and chains. 3. Noise exposure: noise problem in ships' engine rooms; noise measurement; hearing protection programme; noise reduction methods. 4. Miscellaneous questions: ship maintenance and repair; occupational safety and health in inland waterway shipping; safety aspects of shipbuilding (fishing craft). 5. Summaries and discussions.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; ships; harbours; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; safety training in industry; Chile; Latin America; maximum aerobic power; diving; maintenance and repair; psychology and sociology; noise control; accident research; inland water transport; personal protective equipment; fire protection; shipbuilding industry; legislation; inspection; noise measurement; medical prevention; conference; lifting tackle
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation