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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 3. General Plant Equipment and Special Operations
Article 14. Marine Terminal Operations
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§3459. Scope.

This Article applies to all marine terminal operations including longshoring and stevedoring on land, pier, wharf and dock from the terminal gate(s) up to the pier, land, wharf or dock end of the gangway, and to all shore-based cranes or other shore-based devices used for loading of cargo on or off a vessel or ship on the navigable waters of the United States contiguous to the borders of the State of California.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Repealer and new Article 14 (Sections 3459-3474) filed 11-28-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 48).

2. Amendment filed 12-12-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 50).

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