Q. Which international convention requires a register of the lifting appliances to be kept on board a ship?
A. ILO Convention C152 Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work). Article 25(2) of the convention provides that “a register of the lifting appliances and items of loose gear” must be kept in a form prescribed by the competent authority, account being taken of the model recommended by the ILO. The first document in the model from of register and certificates, which can be downloaded from the ILO website, is From No.1 Register of ships’ lifting appliances and cargo handling gear.
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