Welfare

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18. Welfare
18.1. General provisions
18.1.1. At or within reasonable access of every ship-
breaking location or premises, the following facilities should
be provided, kept clean and maintained:
(a) sanitary and washing facilities or showers;
(b) facilities for changing and for the storage and drying of
clothing;
(c) accommodation for taking meals and for taking shelter
during interruption of work due to adverse weather con-
ditions.
18.1.2. The scale of the above facilities, and their con-
struction and installation should comply with the require-
ments of the competent authority.
Welfare
18.2. Drinking water
18.2.1. An adequate supply of wholesome drinking
water should be provided at or within reasonable access of
every shipbreaking facility.
18.2.2. Transport tanks, storage tanks and dispensing
containers should be designed, used, cleaned and disinfected
at suitable intervals in a manner approved by the competent
authority.
18.2.3. Water that is unfit to drink should be conspicu-
ously indicated by notices prohibiting workers from drinking
it.
18.3. Sanitary and washing facilities
18.3.1. Sanitary and washing facilities should be pro-
vided by the employer to enable workers to meet a standard

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