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Document ID (ISN)60190
CIS number 93-731
Year 1978
Convention or series no. Hong Kong Cap.59 K
Title Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Cargo Handling) Regulations [Hong Kong]
Bibliographic information Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1991. 4p. Price: HKD 10.00.
Abstract Regulations effective 21 July 1978 (updated to 1991) and issued under the authority of the 1955 Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (see CIS 89-6). They concern safety requirements during the loading, unloading and handling of goods at a dock, quay or wharf. The requirements include: safe access to all working places; provisions for rescue from drowning; proper lighting; safe electrical equipment; maintenance and safe use of fork-lift trucks; safe stacking and unstacking of cargo or goods. A separate part deals with the provision of first aid facilities and with the training of workers in first aid. In the schedule: list of first aid equipment to be kept in a first aid box or cupboard.
Descriptors (primary) Hong Kong; materials handling; loading and unloading; harbours; dock work
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; first-aid training; lighting; electricity; law; handling and stacking; fork-lift trucks; rescue from drowning; access to workplaces
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceHong Kong
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation