Providing for Safe Loading and Discharging of Explosives Transported by Vessel
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Providing for Safe Loading and Discharging of Explosives Transported by Vessel hearings before the United States House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Special Subcommittee on the Loading and Unloading of Explosives, Eighty-Second Congress, second session, on May 12, 20, 21, 1952. by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Ships -- Safety regulations -- United States.

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Considers (82) H.R. 6521, (82) H.R. 6566, (82) H.R. 6580.

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Paginationiv, 117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22307351M

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(a) All transport vehicles and cargo must be properly secured. (b) All transport vehicles used for the carriage of Class 1 (explosive) materials must be structurally serviceable as defined in § (a)(2). (c) Vehicles used to transport Class 1 (explosive) materials must conform to the requirements in §§ and of this subchapter. (d) Class 1 (explosive) materials which. Providing for safe loading and discharging of explosives transported by vessel: hearings before the Special Subcommittee on the Loading and Unloading of Explosives of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Eighty . All such explosives shall be discharged under the direct supervision of a ship’s officer or other qualified person. (Code § (2)) Smoking prohibited. Smoking is prohibited on or near any vessel or vehicle loading or unloading explosives. “No Smoking” warning signs shall be posted during the operation of handling such cargo. (a) Stowage Location: (1) Class 1 (explosive) materials must be stowed in a cool part of the ship and must be kept as cool as practicable while on board. Class 1 (explosives) must be stowed as far away as practicable from any potential source of heat or ignition. (2) With the exception of division (explosive) materials, Class 1 (explosive) materials may not be positioned closer to the ship.

Explosives Safety in Military Contingency Operations, page Applicability of provisions outside the United States † 9–1, page Site plan and licensing process † 9–2, page Asset preservation distances † 9–3, page Basic load ammunition holding areas † 9–4, page Combat load storage in other than BLAHAs † 9–5. General explosive licence and security clearance conditions under the NSW Explosives Act and Regulation. • SafeWork NSW – Guide for secure and safe handling of explosives and security sensitive dangerous substances (catalogue no. SW). Further information regarding these publications and the NSW Explosives Regulation can be.   Stowage Categories for Goods other than Class 1 (Explosives) For example, UN Class CRESOLS, LIQUID, stowage category in column 16 of dangerous goods list is Category B. Substances, Materials or Articles assigned with stowage Category B can be loaded on deck or under deck on a cargo ship but on a passenger ship where limiting number of passengers are exceeded . PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT FOR EXPLOSIVES AND PYROTECHNICS MANUFACTURING. 5. Sierra Chemical Co. (01/07/98): 4 Fatalities. On January 7, , four employees were about to begin work in the production room at Sierra Chemical’s Kean Canyon explosives .

Packages will not be transported if not in full compliance with DOT and company requirements. All packages offered and prepared under a DOT Special Permit (DOT-SP) must provide a copy of the Special Permit paperwork to the accepting facility (origin terminal). All shippers must be prepared to provide a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet. Popular opinion that explosives transport is a very risky operation. The holds authors decided to determine whether the hazards are as great as people believe. A search of the internet identified a number of explosives AN transport accidents, as shown in and Table 1. The more serious explosives transport accidents all occurred outside the U.S. The person responsible for loading a freight The shipper must provide the vessel a copy of the shipping paper, shipper’s certification and a container packing certificateto vessel shipments of explosives Permits to load or off-load and materials. Crude Oil Loading / Unloading. PREPARATION FOR CARGO TRANSFER. The Chief Officer shall prepare a detailed cargo loading / unloading plan prior arrival at a port with the ships stability and stress conditions, crude oil wash and ballast operations taken into account The loading / unloading plan shall be posted in the CCR and distributed to and signed by all personnel directly involved in the.