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Document ID (ISN)31658
CIS number 79-911
ISBN(s) 92-2-201963-6
Year 1979
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(2), International Labour Conference, 65th Session, 1979. International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1979. 97p. Price: SF.17.50.
Abstract Report prepared on the basis of the replies received, from 49 member States of the ILO, to a questionnaire inviting observations or amendments on the proposed international instruments (a Convention and a Recommendation and 2 alternative texts: a somewhat shorter Convention suplemented by a more detailed Recommendation) submitted as a basis for discussion and possible adoption by the International Labour Conference at its 65th Session (Geneva, June 1979). For the first report on this question, submitted to the 64th Session, see CIS 77-1515. The substance of the Governments' replies to each question are reproduced with commentaries. The texts of the proposed international instruments are appended, covering the following aspects: scope and definitions; construction, equipping and maintenance of dock structures; fire and explosion prevention; access to ships and holds; hatches and hatchways; lifting and cargo-handling appliances; staging; derricks; chains, ropes and slings; cargo handling; stacking and storage; dangerous substances and other workplace hazards; personal protective equipment; sanitary facilities, welfare; medical supervision; first aid and rescue; safety and health organisation; training; notification and investigation of accidents and diseases; technical measures; implementation.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; dangerous substances; welfare facilities; report; loading and unloading; medical supervision; explosion prevention; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire prevention; plant safety organization; lifting equipment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation