Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U. S. Department of Labor
Longshoring & MarineTerminals "Tool
This directive, Longshoring and Marine Terminals "Tool Shed" Directive, CPL 02-00-139, consolidates OSHA marine cargo handling information into a single source. "Tool Shed" includes over 100 electronic links to provide easy access to references, eTools, publications and other information sources needed to provide and support compliance assistance, consultation, training and education, and enforcement efforts. Appendices provide information from the preambles of the relevant standards (29 CFR Parts 1917 and 1918), and for identifying similar standards in Part 1917 and Part 1918. Also, all marine cargo handling industry interpretation letters issued by OSHA have been reviewed for current applicability and consolidated into an appendix.
Longshoring and Marine Terminals: Hazard and
These detailed summaries, based on actual case files, address 37 fatal accidents in the marine cargo handling industry, including a review of the factors that contributed to the accident and how to avoid them.
This OSHA publication (OSHA 2232) contains all the safety and health standards for the longshoring and marine terminals industries. It also addresses the importance of training in establishing and reinforcing employee awareness of job safety and health, the elements of an effective safety and health program, and OSHA’s On-site Consultation program.
OTI Course #2060
The OSHA Training Institute (OTI) in Arlington Heights, IL, provides basic and advanced training and education in safety and health for federal and state compliance officers; state consultants; other federal agency personnel; and private sector employers, employees, and their representatives. OTI provides a one (1) week longshoring and marine terminal course (OTI Course #2060, Longshoring and Marine Terminal Processes and Standards).
Enforcement of Cargo Gear Regulations and the Requirements of Gear Certification Directive
The purpose of this directive is to offer guidance regarding the application of OSHA’s policy, procedures, and the enforcement of the cargo gear certification standards in the maritime industries.
Marine Terminal Fall Protection for Personnel Platforms
This is one in a series of OSHA fact sheets highlighting OSHA programs, policies or standards. It provides general precautions and guidance for working with personnel platforms in marine terminals. It does not impose any new compliance requirements.
Radio Communication Can Assist Container Gantry
Crane Operators in Marine Terminals
This fact sheet addresses how the risk of injuries in marine terminals can be reduced by the use of radio communications between the crane operator and longshore personnel when loading and discharging containers using a gantry crane.
Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals
The purpose of this guidance product is to enhance the safety of marine terminal traffic. It provides general precautions and guidance when entering, exiting, or working within a marine terminal.
Commercial Diving Operations
This directive, CPL 02-00-143, 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart T - Commercial Diving Operations, provides guidance to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) national, regional, and Area Offices; industry employers and employee groups; state programs; and Federal agencies concerning OSHA’s policies and procedures for implementing intervention and inspection programs to reduce injuries, illnesses and fatalities, or eliminate workplace hazards involving commercial diving operations.
OSHA Internet Webpage
The OSHA webpage provides information and resources regarding compliance assistance, standards and guidance, laws and regulations, enforcement policy, cooperative and state programs, statistics, and much more.
OSHA Maritime Webpage
The OSHA maritime webpage contains materials regarding safety and health information for the maritime industries, which include shipyard-related employment (ship repair, shipbuilding, shipbreaking), longshoring, marine terminals, and commercial diving.
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