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Document ID (ISN)28928
CIS number 78-526
Year 1977
Convention or series no. VBG 34
Federation of Industrial Mutual Accident Insurance Associations (Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften), Bonn, 1 Oct. 1977.
Title Shipbuilding
Original title Schiffbau [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Gereonstrasse 18-32, 5000 K÷ln 1, Germany (Fed.Rep.). 11+12p. Price: DM.1.50.
Abstract These safety regulations, which apply to shipbuilding (including redesign and structural alterations), ship overhaul and repair, and shipbreaking, and construction, overhaul, redesign and repair of floating plant, contain provisions for: training and qualification of safety officers, observance of safe working loads, personal protective equipment, stability and load bearing capacity of hulls of vessels in dry dock, and of scaffolding, description and features of workposts and communication ways, protection against falls, transport of heavy loads, use of hot materials, safety measures for special operations (launching, dry or wet docking, winches). Additional provisions concerning ships or installations with tanks or holds for hazardous substances, shipbreaking and demolition work, trial runs. Supplementary booklet containing administrative and other rules for the enforcement of VBG 34, and commentary.
Descriptors (primary) shipbuilding industry; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; access to workplaces; stability; hot substances; shipyards; shipbreaking; safety officers; scaffolds; storage; safe working loads; personal protective equipment; directive; safety training in industry; maintenance and repair
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Shipwrecking
Shipbuliding and ship repair