|Document ID (ISN)||28273|
|Convention or series no.
||Inspection of access ramps and elevating platforms on car ferries and roll-on-roll-off ships
||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]
||Kiertokirje 4/77, National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Työsuojeluhallitus), Tampere, Finland, 20 Apr. 1977. 2p.
||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.
||Finland; ramps; inspection; ships; elevating platforms
||automobiles; roll-on roll-off ships; loading and unloading; safe working loads; safety factors; sea transport; directive; safety by design; inland water transport
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Elevators, escalators and hoists