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Document ID (ISN)41653
CIS number 84-700
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Hazardous substances in harbours - Safe stowage in and of containers
Original title Gevaarlijke stoffen in de haven - Veilig stuwen in containers - Veilig stuwen van containers [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, 1984. 22p. Illus. 19 ref. Price: Glds.0.50.
Abstract This directive is mostly based on the "Guidelines for training in the packing of cargo in freight containers", published jointly by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) and the ILO. It contains: Dutch and international regulations on the transportation of hazardous substances; labelling and warning signs (particularly for the loading of dry ice); rules for packing in containers (visual inspection, stowage of parcels; special rules concerning explosives, compressed gases, flammable liquids, radioactive substances); labelling, sealing and certification of loads; loading and stowage on container carriers of containers holding hazardous substances (placement and separation of containers); individual protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; securing of loads; transport containers; dock work; Netherlands
Descriptors (secondary) segregation; ILO; IMCO; carbon dioxide; directive; loading and unloading; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; dry ice
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation