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Working Safely On The Waterfront

  • Working safely on the waterfront (PDF 597kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA1131/01/04.08/ - web only
    Industry: Stevedoring, 
    Division Author: Manufacturing and Logistics
    Publication Date: 01 May 2008
    Date First Published: 01 May 2008
    Summary: This handbook provides guidance to help identify practices that eliminate or reduce risk in the stevedoring industry.

About this publication

This handbook was developed in conjunction with representatives from the stevedoring industry and provides a resource for workplace duty holders, as well as other parties, such as health and safety representatives, other employees and contractors..

It contains information that clearly articulates OHS standards that WorkSafe expects would  be implemented to improve health and safety in waterfront activities.

This handbook is to be read in conjunction with Working safely with containers or Working Safely with general cargo steel products depending on the work carried out.

Further information

For information and advice on this subject or to check the availability of this publication for ordering, contact the Advisory Service on 1800 136 089.