ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)32601
CIS number 80-100
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Hazardous cargoes - Brief guide on handling dangerous substances in the port of Rotterdam
Original title Gevaarlijke lading - Beknopte handleiding voor de behandeling van gevaarlijke stoffen in de haven van Rotterdam [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Commissie Gevaarlijke Stoffen, Scheepvaart Vereeniging Zuid, Pieter de Hoochweg 110, 3024 BH Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 1979. 31p. Illus. Price: Glds.7.00.
Abstract Contents of this booklet: definition of "dangerous"; sources of information on the dangerous properties of a given substance; pertinent Netherlands regulations; Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) Code; type-of-hazard warning on bales, containers etc.; mandatory cargo separation rules (prohibition of shipping certain products simultaneously); authorities to be notified before loading or unloading dangerous substances within the port area; road transport in the Rhine estuary; accident prevention; organisation of rescue work. Appended: hazard symbols (IMCO Code); comparative table of danger categories; tables showing categories of cargoes which must be kept separate; declaration forms; list of products to be declared to harbourmaster; products which have to be routed over a compulsory itinerary; useful addresses in the Netherlands.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; transport of materials; dock work; Netherlands
Descriptors (secondary) emergency organization; road transport; directive; danger symbols; legislation; hazard identification
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Transport of materials