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Document ID (ISN)66500
CIS number 96-968
ISBN(s) 972-8020-07-4
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title IMO/ILO guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers of vehicles for use in practice and training
Original title Normas IMO/OIT para acondicionamento de carga em contentores de carga ou veículos para uso na prática e na instrução [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Direcção-Geral de Portos, Navegação e Transportes Marítimos, Inspecção de Navios e Segurança Marítima, Lisboa, Portugal, 1995. 32p. Illus.
Abstract This publication, translation of guidelines jointly produced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the ILO, is aimed at all those potentially affected through their work by the transportation of dangerous goods (whether the transportation is by road, rail, ship, and including those working in harbours and those involved in loading and unloading operations). Contents: general safety recommendations; visual inspection before loading; safe configuration of the storage area; additional information on storage areas, loading of cargo and the safe handling of dangerous goods; information at the receiving of containers or vehicles transporting cargo. In annex: problems with condensation and other changes produced by temperature variation; labels, warning signs and sign for marine pollution; measures aimed at reducing excessive loads in containers.
Descriptors (primary) Portugal; ILO; IMCO; major hazards; handling and stacking; loading and unloading; transport industry; transport containers
Descriptors (secondary) dock work; stacked material storage; manuals; rail transport; safety guides; sea transport; hazard identification; water pollution; translation; road transport
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvincePortugal
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport industry (in general)
Major hazards