Managing Risks in Stevedoring Code of Practice - South Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you undertake stevedoring. Stevedoring involves all activities directly connected with:

  • loading or unloading of vessel cargo
  • stacking and storing on the wharf
  • receiving and delivering cargo within the terminal or facility.

Duty holders include those who operate a business involved in stevedoring operations and those who have management or control of a workplace where stevedoring operations are carried out, such as shipowners and port authorities.

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Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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SafeWork SA

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