Cargo Handling/Docks

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Jan 15, 2017
Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/3337-07-2007-English-07192007.html

This OSHA guidance document is designed to help improve traffic safety in marine terminals.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2014
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Crane, Derrick and Hoist Safety

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/cranehoistsafety/index.html

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

Source: OSHA

May 01, 2014
OSHA Fact Sheet: Work Safety Zones for On-Dock Container Rail Operations in Marine Terminals

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3711.pdf

Employers with on-dock rail facilities should develop a terminal-specific rail safety plan and establish work safety zones to protect all workers.

Source: OSHA

Feb 01, 2010
OSHA Quickcard: Gangway Safety in Marine Cargo Handling

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/quickcard/gangway-safety-cargo-handling.pdf

Gangway Safety in Marine Cargo Handling lists safety requirements for preventing falls from gangways, the walkways used for boarding and departing vessels.

Source: OSHA

Feb 01, 2010
OSHA Quickcard: First Aid in Marine Cargo Handling

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/quickcard/first-aid-marine-cargo-handling.pdf

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.

Source: OSHA

Jul 01, 2009
OSHA Fact Sheet: Radio Communication Can Assist Container Gantry Crane Operators in Marine Terminals

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/radio-communication/radio-communication.pdf

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.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2008
OSHA Guidelines for Shipyards - Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3341shipyard.pdf

These guidelines provide recommendations for shipyards to help reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Source: OSHA

Sep 01, 2006
Longshoring and Marine Terminals: Fatal Facts

http://www.osha.gov/dts/maritime/sltc/longshoring/index.html

This document is comprised of guidesheets that address the most frequent sources of fatalities in the maritime cargo handling industry.

Source: OSHA