Stack hatch covers in an orderly manner.
Disorderly piles create tripping and stumbling
Lay strong backs flat to prevent tipping over.
When removing or repairing strongbacks, keep
them between you and the open hatch.
Stand in the clear away from suspended loads,
When steadying loads, always fire them and
keep your feet in the clear.
Stand clear of slings being pulled from under
Stand clear when strongbacks and hatch covers
are handled on the deck above.
Be particularly careful when handling objects
with sharp or rough edges.
Learn and practice proper lifting techniques to
prevent strains and sprains.
Never walk backward.
Step down from elevations, do not jump.
Report all defects in tools, materials, and
Report all injuries, however slight, and get
immediate first aid or medical attention.
Do not smoke in holds or storerooms.
Learn the location of fire alarm boxes and
Do not engage in horseplay, practical jokes, or
arguments while working cargo.