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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • Before furnigated cargo such as grain is loaded or unloaded, adequate measures shall be taken to ensure that the cargo is safe to handle.
  • Where caustic and corrosive substances are handled or stored, special precautions shall be taken to prevent damage to the containers and to render any spillage harmless.
  • If skins, wool, hair, bones, or other animal parts have not been certified by competent authority as having been disinfected, especially against anthrax, the dock workers concerned shall be:-
    • instructed about the risk of infection and the precautions to be taken;
    • provided with suitable type of personal protective equipment; and
    • subjected to special medical supervision.