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Document ID (ISN)32207
CIS number 79-1509
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Safety in loading and unloading ships
Original title Sicherheit bei L÷sch- und Ladearbeiten [in German]
Bibliographic information Grosshandels- und Lagerei-Berufsgenossenschaft, M 5, 7, 6800 Mannheim, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1978. 53p. Illus.
Abstract The first part of this bilingual booklet (English, German) specifies requirements imposed on stevedoring companies and ship's commands for providing safe working conditions on board: lighting, access to the ship, traffic ways, passages and working areas on board, safety measures and supervision during loading and unloading, use of winches, derricks and lifting equipment, elevating and transporting devices and handling equipment. The text of the safety regulations for loading and unloading ships issued by the German Industrial Mutual Accident Insurance Association for the wholesale trade (including warehouses) (CIS 78-1809) and a data sheet on fork lift trucks operating on wooden hatch covers are appended.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; loading and unloading; ships; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; lifting of loads; access to workplaces; directive; hand signalling; qualifications; fork-lift trucks
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation