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Name: Longshoring and Marine Terminals Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910, 1917, and 1918).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Dock workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-07-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1997-07-31, Vol. 62, No. 143, pp. 40142-40234
ISN: USA-1997-R-47376
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1997-07-31, Vol. 62, No. 143, pp. 40142-40234
Abstract/Citation: Revises the Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring and parallel sections of the Marine Terminals Standard. The revised text requires testing and certification of specific types of cargo lifting appliances and associated auxiliary gear. Regulates access to vessels, entry into hazardous atmospheres, working surfaces, and use of protective equipment. Also regulates specialized longshoring operations such as containerized cargo, logging, and roll-on/roll off.
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