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Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals
This OSHA guidance document is designed to help improve traffic safety in marine terminals.
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Crane, Derrick and Hoist Safety
The following questions link to information relevant to crane, derrick, and hoist safety in the workplace: What OSHA Standards Apply? What are the hazards and possible solutions associated with crane, derrick and hoist safety? What additional information is available
OSHA Quickcard: Gangway Safety in Marine Cargo Handling
Gangway Safety in Marine Cargo Handling lists safety requirements for preventing falls from gangways, the walkways used for boarding and departing vessels.
OSHA Quickcard: First Aid in Marine Cargo Handling
First Aid in Marine Cargo Handling explains workplace requirements such as assuring at least one person with a valid first-aid certificate is available at the terminal to provide medical assistance.
OSHA Fact Sheet: Radio Communication Can Assist Container Gantry Crane Operators in Marine Terminals
Container gantry crane operators load and discharge hundreds of containers in a systematic fashion. The crane operators rely on their line of vision. Risk of injuries can be reduced by the use of radio communication by the crane operators and longshore personnel.
OSHA Guidelines for Shipyards - Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders
These guidelines provide recommendations for shipyards to help reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
Longshoring and Marine Terminals: Fatal Facts
This document is comprised of guidesheets that address the most frequent sources of fatalities in the maritime cargo handling industry.