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Document ID (ISN)28272
CIS number 77-2045
ISBN(s) 91-38-03321-6
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Directives concerning occupational safety and health measures for loading and unloading ships and dock work in general
Original title Anvisningar om skyddsåtgärder vid lastning och lossning av fartyg samt vid terminalarbete i hamn [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Anvisningar nr 1, National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, 10026 Stockholm 34, Sweden, Mar. 1977. 102p. Illus. Price: Swe-Cr.15.30.
Abstract Contents of these directives (entry into force: 1 July 1977): co-ordination between 2 or more employers or contractors of dock workers; responsibilities and legal liability; work planning and management (duties of supervisors, gang leaders, slingers, crane operators, etc.); standards to be met by dockside area and access to ship, to holds, etc.; lighting; lifting equipment (safety by design, inspection, periodic checks, slings, lifting tackle, pallets, containers, etc.); handling of loads (slinging; lifting; stacking, stowing and securing of cargo; hatchways; fork lift trucks; dangerous substances, etc.); personal protective equipment and life-saving equipment. Texts of a number of standards and directives concerning the inspection of lifting equipment, handling and securing of containers and handling of dangerous substances are appended.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; sea transport; harbours; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; responsibilities; securing of loads; access to workplaces; slinging of loads; hatchways; ships; loading and unloading; industrial trucks; lifting equipment; rescue equipment; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; inspection; directive; periodical checks; lighting
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation