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Name: Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Regulations, 2012 (S.I. 7 of 2012).
Country: Seychelles
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity; Dock workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2012-03-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Supplement to the Official Gazette, 2012-03-12, pp. 21-37 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM - P60692)
ISN: SYC-2012-R-91738
Bibliography: Supplement to the Official Gazette, 2012-03-12, pp. 21-37 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM - P60692)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations contain 30 articles. They apply to: (a) "all persons engaged in or affected by the process in any port or dock and the master and crew of any vessel registered in Seychelles wherever the vessel may be or any other vessel while in a port or place in or within the territorial waters of Seychelles; (b) the government and government employees except members of the defence forces and the crew of any ship of war" (article 2).

PART I - General (articles 1-4)
PART II - Exemptions (article 5)
PART III - Docks (articles 6-9)
6. Execution of work
7. Edges, bridges, surfaces etc.
8. Safety equipment etc.
9. Lighting
PART IV - Vessels (articles 10-13)
10. Access, etc. ship to store
11. Access, etc. within the ship
12. Lighting on board
13. Hatch covering, etc.
PART V - Lifting Machinery (articles 14-30)
14. Hatch covering etc.
15. Testing and examination
16. Marking of safe working load (S.W.L.)
17. Safe working load
18. Unloading etc.
19. Crane and winch control
20. Crane driver's access and platform
21. Lifting machinery construction
22. Fencing of hatches etc.
23. Working in the hatch square
24. Working on skeleton decks
25. Unstable cargo
26. Signallers
27. Transport by water
28. Removal of, or interference with safety devices, etc.
29. Use of means of access
30. Clear passage on dock

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