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Longshoring & MarineTerminals "Tool Shed" Directive
This directive, Longshoring and Marine Terminals "Tool Shed" Directive, CPL 02-00-154, 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: Fatal Facts
These detailed summaries, based on actual case files, address 42 fatal accidents in the marine cargo handling industry, including a review of the factors that contributed to the accident and how to avoid them.

Longshoring Industry Booklet
This OSHA publication (OSHA 2232 - rev 2001) 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.

Marine Terminals: Port

OOSHA's 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) typically held in the Norfolk, VA area.

Enforcement of Cargo Gear Regulations and the Requirements of Gear Certification Directive
The purpose of this directive, Maritime Cargo Gear Standards and 29 CFR 1919 Certification, CPL 02-01-055, 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 Terminals: Toploader

Marine Terminals: Port

OSHA Fact Sheets and Quick Cards for Guidance
This is a series of OSHA fact sheets and Quick Cards highlighting OSHA programs, policies, or standards which are available for use.

Marine Terminals: Powered Industrial Truck

OSHA Maritime Webpage
The OSHA maritime webpage provides the mission, the standards, office functions, and POCs for the different areas that the Office of Maritime Enforcement covers.

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October 9, 2015

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