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Document ID (ISN)42909
CIS number 84-2031
ISBN(s) 0-11-883721-4
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Docks and maritime health and safety 1977-82
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, 1983. 31p. Illus. Price: ú3.60.
Abstract This report on 6 years of dock and marine work in the United Kingdom covers safety improvements, safety problems and accident analysis for: conventional cargo handling; container operations; roll-on roll-off operations; bulk hazardous cargoes; health hazards; marine activities. Detailed analysis of some of the 80 fatal accidents is given, with the role of alcohol consumption emphasised.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; sea transport; harbours; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; dangerous substances; report; fatalities; ship holds; containers; loading and unloading; alcohol consumption and accidents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Alcohol and drug abuse