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Document ID (ISN)78786
CIS number 02-753
ISBN(s) 92-2-112420-7 (En); 92-2-212420-0 (fr); 92-2-312420-4 (es)
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Dock work - Social repercussions of new methods of cargo handling
Original title Travail dans les ports - Répercussions sociales des nouvelles méthodes de manutention [in French]
Trabajo en los puertos - Repercusiones sociales de los nuevos métodos de manutención [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2002. ix; 114p. Price: CHF 17.50.
Abstract At present, the situation in the international maritime transport and port industry is characterized by globally-integrated logistic chains, mergers and alliances of maritime carriers and the building of larger and larger ships operating from an ever smaller number of ports. This report presents the current situation with respect to dock work among ILO Member States, including the social repercussions of these changes. ships. A section is devoted to working conditions, where the aspects relating to remuneration, working hours, social security benefits and occupational safety and health measures are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; dock work; social aspects; sea transport; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; work time schedules; international agreements; workmen's compensation; economic aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation