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Longshoring industry [online]

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Internet only - free access
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Author:
Length:
278 p. ; 30 cm.
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: OSHA
Year:
2001
Type:
Electronic resource
Abstract:
This booklet contains all the safety and health standards concerning the marine terminal and longshoring industries, as contained in United States - 'Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1917 and 1918' .

Contents include:
PART 1917 - MARINE TERMINALS
Marine Terminal Operations
Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment
Specialized Terminals
Personal Protection
Terminal Facilities
Related Terminal Operations and Equipment

PART 1918-SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR LONGSHORING
Gear Certification
Gangways and Other Means of Access
Working Surfaces
Opening and Closing Hatches
Vessel's Cargo Handling Gear
Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment Other Than Ship's Gear
Handling Cargo
Personal Protective Equipment

Also, included are brief discussions about the importance of training in establishing and reinforcing employee awareness of job safety and health, and the elements of a safety and health program that can be used by employers to develop effective programs at their work sites.


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