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Managing risks in stevedoring: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 1 Feb 2017

The code of practice for Managing Risks in Stevedoring:

  • provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with stevedoring; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to all workplaces where stevedoring work is done and anyone involved in these activities
  • covers planning and inspections
  • covers the working environment, including gangways, lighting, traffic management noise and more
  • explains handling loads and cargo, including suspended loads, lashing and unlashing container, working in ships’ holds, and more
  • covers plant and equipment, including powered mobile plant and various cranes
  • includes checklists.
Updated: 11th December 2019