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Document ID (ISN)51151
CIS number 89-19
ISBN(s) 0-11-087655-5
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1988 No.1655
Title Health and Safety - The Docks Regulations 1988 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 13p. Price: GBP 2.60.
Abstract These regulations impose health, safety and welfare requirements with respect to dock operations. They cover: safe planning and execution of dock operations; lighting; means of access, ladders and fencing; safety requirements for vessels transporting persons to workplaces; rescue, life-saving and fire-fighting equipment; qualifications of drivers and lifting appliance operators; proper servicing and operation of vehicles; safety of lifting equipment; entry into confined spaces; welfare amenities; protective helmets and high visibility clothing; obligation to report defective equipment. Certain sections of the Factories Act 1961 are modified.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; harbours; United Kingdom; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; lighting; first-aid and rescue organization; access to workplaces; confined spaces; law; ladders; lifting equipment; personal protective equipment; qualifications; ships
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation