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Document ID (ISN)30584
CIS number 79-1
ISBN(s) 92-2-101960-8
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (No.32).
Original title Révision de la convention (n°32) sur la protection des dockers contre les accidents (révisée), 1932. [in French]
Bibliographic information Report IV(1), International Labour Conference, 65th Session, 1979. International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1978. 82p. Price: SF.17.50.
Abstract This booklet summarises the report of the Committee which, at the 64th Session of the International Labour Conference (Geneva, June 1978) examined this question with a view to the adoption of an international instrument. The conclusions of the Conference for the second discussion at the 65th Session (Geneva, June 1979), the record of the discussion, at the 64th Session, of the committee's report and the conclusions are reproduced. The booklet also reproduces the proposed text of a revised international Convention: definitions; exceptions; scope (fires and explosions; hatches and hatchways; lifting and cargo-handling appliances; staging; rigging and ships' derricks; testing and certification of lifting appliances, chains, ropes and slings; handling of cargo; stacking and storage of goods on shore; dangerous substances; Working environment; personal protective equipment; medical supervision; first-aid and rescue ; safety and health organisation; worker training; notification and investigation of accidents and diseases); access to holds; lighting; machine guarding. Text of a proposed Recommendation, and of a resolution adopted by the Conference concerning the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Dock Work.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; ILO; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; lighting; welfare facilities; responsibilities; report; personal protective equipment; directive; lifting of loads
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation