|Document ID (ISN)||75530|
|Convention or series no.
||A guide to selection, use and maintenance of personal protective equipment for cargo handling operations in ports
||Government of India, Ministry of Labour, Dock Safety Division, Directorate General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes, Mumbai 400 022, India, 2000. 26p. Illus. 7 ref.
||These guidelines are aimed at employers of dock workers and operators of hazardous installations in ports. They provide recommendations to the selection of appropriate personal protective equipment for dock workers engaged in cargo handling operations. Main topics covered: head protection; eye and face protection; hand protection; foot and leg protection; respiratory protection; body protection (aprons and coveralls; safety belts and harnesses); testing of personal protective equipment. A table of the various cargoes, the hazards involved and the recommended type of personal protective equipment is provided.
||India; safe working methods; personal protective equipment; dock work
||dangerous substances; harmful substances; manual handling; safety guides; safety belts; equipment testing; harnesses; preventive maintenance
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||India|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations