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Document ID (ISN)26018
CIS number 76-1803
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Courcol.
Title Design of trucks and tanks to reduce the hazard of falls from heights
Original title La conception des camions et des citernes contre les risques de chutes de hauteur. [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse régionale d'assurance maladie du Nord de la France, 11 boulevard Vauban, 59024 Lille Cedex, France, 9 Oct. 1975. 9p. Gratis.
Abstract Communication to the Regional Technical Committee for Transports and Goods Handling (Comité technique régional des transports et de la manutention), Lille, France. Contents: review of accident statistics; tanks (construction, positioning and fixing, etc. of access ladders); prevention of accidents when working or moving on top of tank (non-slip-surface walkways, toeboards); trucks and trailers (egress from driver's cab and descent from truck frame; access; securing and removal of tarpaulins, lowering and securing of tail- and side-boards, etc.); trucks and trailers for vehicle transport. The all-too frequent inadequacy of the equipment for access and for working on the top and sides of these vehicles, referred to in this communication, constitutes a hazard factor which makes bad working conditions even worse.
Descriptors (primary) protection against falls from heights; tank wagons; transport industry; tank trucks; trucks
Descriptors (secondary) antislip floors; access to workplaces; road transport; railings; rail transport; drivers cabs
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Transport industry (in general)
Rail transportation
Road transportation