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Document ID (ISN)29651
CIS number 78-1444
ISBN(s) 92-2-101837-7
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Accident prevention on board ship at sea and in port. Code of practice
Original title Prévention des accidents à bord des navires en mer et dans les ports. Recueil de directives pratiques [in French]
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1978. 188p. Illus. Price: CHF 17.50.
Abstract This code of practice was drawn up by a meeting of 9 international experts, convened by the ILO at Geneva (25 Jan.- 2 Feb. 1977) and attended by representatives of WHO, IMCO, the EEC and the WFTU. Contents: duties and responsibilities of employers, masters, officers and ratings, housekeeping, protective equipment, training in the use of internationally agreed life-saving appliances; manual lifting, and carrying loads; safe access to ship; use and upkeep of ropes, slings and chains; anchoring and mooring operations; work on deck or under deck spaces; work in boiler and machinery spaces; electrical equipment; catering services; safety in living accommodation; life-saving; fire precautions and fire fighting appliances; tankers and combination carriers; other special types of ship; medical aid; personal hygiene and protection. Appendices; contents of ship's medicine chest; artificial respiration and resuscitation. Subject index.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; ILO; sea transport; ships; harbours
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; responsibilities; IMCO; WHO; European Communities; access to workplaces; manual lifting; resuscitation; electrical safety; rescue training; housekeeping; personal protective equipment; fire protection; safe working methods; replaced; directive; WFTU
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation