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piggybacking empties (about containers)

English translation: lifting two containers one above the other at the same time onto a vehicle

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17:04 Mar 14, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / logistics
English term or phrase: piggybacking empties (about containers)
piggybacking empties (about containers)
EDarmond
Local time: 10:10
English translation:lifting two containers one above the other at the same time onto a vehicle
Explanation:
Maritime Union of Australia: Stevedoring: ILWU vows to fight ...
Up to this point, only empty containers have been lifted in tandem and we ... any effort by employers to institute vertical tandem lifts or "piggybacking. ...
www.mua.org.au/news/stevedoring/tandem.html - 34k - Cached - Similar pages
1997 - 10/09/1997 - OSHA TO RECONSIDER CONTAINER-LIFTING ...
... permit "piggybacking," the practice of lifting two empty containers together. ... containers for visible defects, verify that both containers are empty, ...
www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS... - 24k - Cached - Similar pages
Longshoring and Marine Terminals - 62:52671-52673
In a piggyback lift, the bottom container's weight is borne by the top ... its existing longshoring standards to allow the lifting of two empty 40-foot ...
www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=FEDE...

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Note added at 34 mins (2008-03-14 17:38:55 GMT)
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Yes, they have to be empties, as in your question, it's not allowed otherwise.
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:10
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4 +6lifting two containers one above the other at the same time onto a vehicle
Jack Doughty


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lifting two containers one above the other at the same time onto a vehicle


Explanation:
Maritime Union of Australia: Stevedoring: ILWU vows to fight ...
Up to this point, only empty containers have been lifted in tandem and we ... any effort by employers to institute vertical tandem lifts or "piggybacking. ...
www.mua.org.au/news/stevedoring/tandem.html - 34k - Cached - Similar pages
1997 - 10/09/1997 - OSHA TO RECONSIDER CONTAINER-LIFTING ...
... permit "piggybacking," the practice of lifting two empty containers together. ... containers for visible defects, verify that both containers are empty, ...
www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS... - 24k - Cached - Similar pages
Longshoring and Marine Terminals - 62:52671-52673
In a piggyback lift, the bottom container's weight is borne by the top ... its existing longshoring standards to allow the lifting of two empty 40-foot ...
www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=FEDE...

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Note added at 34 mins (2008-03-14 17:38:55 GMT)
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Yes, they have to be empties, as in your question, it's not allowed otherwise.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 27
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Hollywood: "empty containers"
13 mins
  -> Thank you. Yes, it appears from the references that it is only allowed to be done with empty containers.

agree  Bernhard Sulzer
26 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  xxxPoveyTrans: Agree
1 day6 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Phong Le
1 day8 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Tania Samuelsson
1 day15 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  V_N
9 days
  -> Thank you.
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