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Document ID (ISN)42526
CIS number 84-1738
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
(Comité technique national des industries des transports et de la manutention, Caisse nationale de l'assurance maladie)
Title Inland waterways. Prevention of falling overboard
Original title Navigation intérieure. Prévention des risques de chute à l'eau [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 1984, No.115, Note No.1487-115-84, p.243-254.
Abstract Technical note adopted 15 June 1983, recommending preventive measures for the most severe risks affecting boatmen on French inland waterways, such as stumbling, slipping on deck, and falling overboard. Collective protection measures concerning working surfaces include: stability, resistance, antislip floors, cleaning, protection of openings and obtrusions, positioning of movable objects, lighting of passages, protection against falling overboard, equipment for getting on and off board. Personal and collective protective equipment, lifebuoys and lifeboats. Lifejackets are proposed as additional protective equipment. Applicable regulations in France are listed.
Descriptors (primary) protection against falls from heights; inland water transport; France
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; lifebuoys; antislip floors; railings; fall arresters; optical signalling; housekeeping; legislation; directive; lifejackets
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation