- Part Number:1918
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
- Subpart:1918 Subpart I
- Subpart Title:General Working Conditions
- Standard Number:
- Title:First aid and lifesaving facilities. (See Appendix V of this part).
- GPO Source:
Injury reporting. The employer shall require each employee to report every work-related injury, regardless of severity, to the employer.
First aid. A first aid kit shall be available at or near each vessel being worked. At least one person holding a valid first aid certificate, such as is issued by the Red Cross or other equivalent organization, shall be available to render first aid when work is in progress.
First aid kits. First aid kits shall be weatherproof and shall contain individual sealed packages for each item that must be kept sterile. The contents of each kit shall be determined by a person certified in first aid and cognizant of the hazards found in marine cargo handling operations. The contents shall be checked at intervals that allow prompt replacement of expended items.
Communication. Telephone or equivalent means of communication shall be readily available at the worksite.
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40946, June 30, 2000]