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Safety and Health Injury Prevention: Working with the Shipyard Industry - Process Rigging
OSHA issued a new Safety and Health Injury Prevention Sheet to help protect workers against hazards posed during rigging operations in shipyards.
OSHA Shipyard Employment: Shipbreaking etoo
This resource provides safety and health information related to the shipbreaking processes.
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.
Abrasive Blasting Hazards in Shipyard Employment
OSHA developed this document to alert shipyard employers and their employees about abrasive blasting hazards and the controls that can be implemented to reduce, avoid or eliminate them.
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.