Guide to preventing injury from packing and unpacking shipping containers and enclosed trailers

Guidance on how to eliminate or reduce workplace health and safety risks when packing and unpacking shipping containers and enclosed trailers.

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Published: 01 Apr 2017
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 1.18 MB
 
Length: 13 pages
 
Reading level: Difficult

What it contains

This guide outlines an employer’s occupational health and safety duties for employees who pack and unpack shipping containers and enclosed trailers. It advises employers about the risks and safe working systems for employees packing and unpacking:

  • stone slabs
  • palletised loads
  • large, bulky, awkward loads
  • loose-packed loads
  • bags and bales
  • mixed loads

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