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Document ID (ISN)28273
CIS number 77-2052
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Inspection of access ramps and elevating platforms on car ferries and roll-on-roll-off ships
Original title Ajosiltojen ja nostolavojen (lavahissien) tarkastuksen autolautoilla ja Ro-Ro-aluksilla [in Finnish]
Besiktning av körramper och lyftbord (flakhissar) ombord pċ bilfärjor och Ro-Ro-fartyg [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Kiertokirje 4/77, National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Työsuojeluhallitus), Tampere, Finland, 20 Apr. 1977. 2p.
Abstract This circular makes provision for mandatory annual inspections of access ramps and platforms on car ferries and roll-on-roll-off ships. This equipment must be designed to offer maximum safety and stability for vehicles using it, or being lifted or lowered by it. The circular specifies safety factors for all supporting elements (including wire ropes), maximum operational loads and testing loads.
Descriptors (primary) Finland; ramps; inspection; ships; elevating platforms
Descriptors (secondary) automobiles; roll-on roll-off ships; loading and unloading; safe working loads; safety factors; sea transport; directive; safety by design; inland water transport
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Elevators, escalators and hoists