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Document ID (ISN)33381
CIS number 80-609
ISSN - Serial title 0378-5882 - Official Bulletin - Bulletin officiel
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
International Labour Conference, Geneva, 1979.
Title Convention 152 and Recommendation 160, concerning occupational safety and health in dock work [ILO]
Original title Convention n°152 et Recommandation n°160 concernant la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans les manutentions portuaires [OIT] [in French]
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1979, Vol.62, Series A, No.2, p.57-70 and 76-79.
Abstract The Convention, adopted 27 June 1979, contains definitions and general provisions followed by specific provisions concerning: fencing of unsafe workplaces, adequate lighting, safe stacking of goods, fire fighting, communication ways, guarding of machinery, access to ships, holds and cargo decks; hatch covers and beams, hatchways, powered vehicles, ventilation in holds, lifting appliances, slinging, testing and inspection of ships' lifting and cargo-handling appliances; safe working loads, stowing of cargo, health protection, personal protective equipment; accident reporting, medical surveillance, training, sanitary facilities; measures for implementation and ratification of the instrument. The Recommendation supplementing it, adopted on the same day, specifies measures to be taken in giving effect to the Convention (marking of passageways, safety measures for roll on/roll off ramps, means of escape from holds and crane cabins, pallets, dangerous substances, first aid).
Descriptors (primary) ILO; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; dangerous substances; welfare facilities; loading and unloading; directive; first aid; personal protective equipment; plant safety organization; medical supervision; lifting equipment
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation