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Document ID (ISN)55486
CIS number 91-654
ISBN(s) 92-2-107096-4 (En); 92-2-207096-8 (fr)
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Inspection of labour conditions on board ship: Guidelines for procedure
Original title Inspection des conditions de travail à bord des navires: directives concernant les procédures applicables [in French]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1990. v, 76p. Price: CHF 17.50.
Abstract This safety guide provides detailed information and practical recommendations to be observed during the inspection procedures of labour conditions on board ships. Contents: introduction; recommended procedures for the inspection of ships; guidelines for ship inspectors (minimum age; medical examination; articles of agreement; vocational training; officers' certificates of competency; food and catering; crew accommodation; hours of work and manning; prevention of occupational accidents; sickness or injury benefits; repatriation; freedom of association, protection of the right to organise and collective bargaining). Substantive provisions of the Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976 (No.147) and the Labour Inspection (Seamen) Recommendation, 1929 (No.28) are reproduced in annexes.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; water transport; inspection; ships
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; vocational training; conditions of work; hours of work; age limit; safety guides; accommodation; medical examinations; international agreements; directive; workmen's compensation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Water transportation