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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 232 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) If materials handling equipment is travelling with a raised or suspended load on a vessel, the operator of the equipment must ensure that the load is carried as close to the deck as the situation permits and in no case is the load to be carried at a point above the centre of gravity of the loaded materials handling equipment.

  • (2) If tools, tool boxes or spare parts are carried on materials handling equipment, they must be securely stored.

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