• Record Type:
    OSHA Instruction
  • Current Directive Number:
    CPL 02-00-032
  • Old Directive Number:
    CPL 2.32A
  • Title:
    Maritime Standard Alleged Violation Elements (SAVEs) Manual
  • Information Date:
  • Standard Number:
Archive Notice - OSHA Archive

NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only.

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

Subject: Maritime Standard Alleged Violation Elements (SAVE's) Manual

A. Purpose. This instruction transmits the revised Maritime SAVE's Manual which contains SAVE's for the Shipyard Employment Standards, new Part 1915, and the Longshoring Standards, Part 1918.

B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.

C. Cancellation. OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32, February 15, 1979, Maritime SAVE's Manual, is canceled.

D. Action. Regional Administrators and Area Directors shall ensure that all CSHO's use the revised Maritime SAVE's Manual.

E. Explanation. The Shipyard Employment Standards, new Part 1915, is a consolidation of the Ship Repairing, Shipbuilding, and Shipbreaking standards, 29 CFR 1915, 1916, and 1917. SAVE's for the Marine Terminal Standards, new Part 1917, have been developed and will be issued as soon as possible.

F. State Plan States. Regional Administrators shall advise State designees of the action required by this instruction and encourage their participation in the SAVE's program. In addition, they shall encourage the States to submit suggestions for additions, deletions, or revisions to the SAVEs.

Thorne G. Auchter Assistant Secretary

DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices All Compliance Officers State Designees NIOSH Regional Program Directors

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-1 August 27, 1984 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

Subject: Addition to the Maritime Standard Alleged Violation Elements (SAVE's) Manual.

A. Purpose. This instruction transmits SAVE's for the Marine Terminal standards, 29 CFR Part 1917, and renumbers the pages containing the SAVE's for Longshoring, 29 CFR Part 1918.

B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.

C. Action. Regional Administrators and Area Directors shall ensure that all compliance personnel remove existing pages 129 through 195 and insert the attached pages, 129 through 323, into the Maritime SAVEs Manual.

D. Federal Program Change. Regional Administrators shall advise State designees of the action required by this instruction and encourage their participation in the SAVEs program. In addition, the States shall be invited to submit suggestion for additions, deletions or revisions to the SAVES.

Robert A. Rowland Assistant Secretary

DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices All Compliance Officers State Designees NIOSH Regional Program Directors 7(c)(1) Project Managers

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

Subject: Changes to the Maritime Standard Alleged Violation Elements (SAVEs) Manual

A. Purpose. This instruction transmits revised and new pages to the Maritime SAVEs Manual for Hazard Communication.

B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.

C. Action. Regional Administrators and Area Directors shall ensure that all compliance personnel:

1. Make the following page changes to the Maritime (SAVEs) Manual:

 

Remove Pages Insert Pages

 

87-88 87 through 87.1
87.2 through 87.17

 

87.18 through 88

 

147-148 147 through 147.1
147.2 through 147.17

 

147.18 through 148

 

317-318 317 through 318
318.1 through 318.18
2. File a copy of this transmittal sheet behind OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-1 in the appropriate OSHA Directives System binder.

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

D. Background. Parts 1915, 1917, and 1918 were amended by revising 29 CFR 1910.1200 and by adding 1915.99, 1917.28, and 1918.90 to contain the identical text of the revised 1910.1200, including Appendices A, B, C, and D of 1910.1200, as published in the Federal Register, Vol.52, No. 163, on August 24, 1987.

Roger A. Clark, Director Directorate of Compliance Programs

DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional, and Area Offices Compliance Officers Area Clericals 11(c)/405 Programs NIOSH Regional Program Directors

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.7(a)(1): One or more competent persons were not designated by the employer in accordance with the applicable requirements of 29 CFR 1915.7:

NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBPARTS B, C, D, AND H OF PART 1915 ARE ALWAYS CARRIED OUT BY A NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION CERTIFIED MARINE CHEMIST.
OPTION 1 Mbba 2 29 CFR 1915.7(a)(2): A copy of U.S. Department of Labor Form, OSHA-73, "Designation of Competent Person", was not forwarded to the nearest office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration:
OPTION 2 Mbbe 3 29 CFR 1915.7(a)(2): Additions or changes were made in personnel designated as competent persons and a new FORM, OSHA-73, was not executed:

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(1): Tests and inspections required to be performed by a competent person were not recorded on U.S. Department of Labor Form, OSHA-74, "Log of Inspections and Tests by Competent Person":

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SEE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS IN STANDARD AND RECORD UNDER VARIABLE

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(1): A separate U.S. Department of Labor Form OSHA-74, "Log of Inspections and Tests by Competent Person", was not used for each vessel on which tests and inspections were made:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(2): U.S. Department of Labor Form, OSHA-74, "Log of Inspections and Tests by Competent Person", was not available in the immediate vicinity of the affected operation while in progress:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE (DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(2): U.S. Department of Labor Form, OSHA-74, "Log of Inspections and Tests by Competent Person", or copy thereof, was not kept on file for a period of at least three months from the job completion date:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(3): A copy of certificates issued in accordance with 29 CFR 1915.14 and any instructions issued by the National Fire Protection Association Certified Marine Chemist were not kept on file with the log for a period of at least three months from the job completion date:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.7(c)(3): Certificates and instructions issued by the person doing the fumigation referred to in 29 CFR 1915.12(b)(1)(ii) were not kept on file for a period of at least three months from the job completion date:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.12(a)(1): Employees were initially permitted to enter ship's spaces designated in subparagraphs (i) and (ii) of 29 CFR 1915.12(a)(1) before the atmosphere within the spaces was tested by a competent person to determine the concentration of flammable vapors or gases within the spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES ONLY TO SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.12(a)(3): Employees were not protected in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (c), (d), or (e) while working in atmospheres found to contain a concentration of flammable vapors or gases below the level immediately dangerous to life, as defined in 29 CFR 1915.152(b)(1), but above the threshold limit value:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES ONLY TO SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.12(b)(1): Employees were initially permitted to enter ship's spaces designated in 29 CFR 1915.12(b)(1)(i), (ii) or (iii) before the atmosphere in the spaces was tested for toxic atmospheric contaminants and inspected for the presence of toxic or corrosive residues by a Marine Chemist, Industrial Hygienist, or other person qualified to make the tests and inspections:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.12(b)(3): Employees were not protected in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (c), (d) or (e) while working in atmospheres that contained a concentration of toxic contaminants below the level immediately dangerous to life, as defined in 29 CFR 1915.152(b)(1), but above the threshold limit value:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.12(c)(1): Employees were initially permitted to enter ship's spaces designated in 29 CFR 1915.12(c)(1)(i) through (v) before the atmosphere in the spaces was tested by a competent person with an oxygen indicator or other suitable device to ensure that the spaces contained at least 16.5 percent oxygen:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.13(a)(2): Continuous natural or mechanical ventilation was not provided to keep the concentration of flammable vapors below 10 percent of the lower explosive limit in all parts of spaces in which cold work was performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF, BECAUSE OF THE HIGH VOLATILITY OF THE RESIDUES, A UNIFORM CONCENTRATION OF LESS THAN 10 PERCENT OF THE LOWER EXPLOSIVE LIMIT COULD NOT BE ACHIEVED, BUT EXHAUST VENTILATION DID REDUCE THE CONCENTRATION TO OR BELOW THAT LEVEL IN THE MAJOR PORTIONS OF THE COMPARTMENT
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.13(a)(3): Prior to commencement of cold work and at sufficient frequency thereafter, tests were not made by a competent person to ensure that the concentration of flammable vapors did not exceed 10 percent of the lower explosive limit in all parts of the spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.13(a)(5): Tests were not made by a competent person to ensure that the exhaust vapors from the spaces described in 29 CFR 1915.12(a)(1)(i), (ii) or (b)(1)(i) through (iii) were not accumulating in other areas within or around the vessel, marine railway, drydock, graving dock, or under the pier where sources of ignition could be present:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.13(b): Lights, other than approved explosion-proof, self-contained, battery-fed portable lamps were used in spaces described in 29 CFR 1915.14(a) during cleaning or other cold work before the spaces had been certified "Safe for Men":

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.13(c): Signs prohibiting smoking and the use of open flames during cleaning or other cold work were not posted on the open deck adjacent to the access to spaces described in 29 CFR 1915.14(a):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.13(d): During cleaning or other cold work, the metallic parts of air moving devices and all duct work were not electrically bonded to the vessel's structure:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.13(e): In compartments in which cleaning and other cold work was performed motors and control equipment were not of the explosion-proof type:

(a) (VESSEL LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.13(e): Fans with ferrous blades were used in compartments where cleaning and other cold work was performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

OPTION 3 4 29 CFR 1915.13(e): Portable air ducts used in compartments when cleaning and other cold work was performed, were not of nonferrous materials:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 4 1 29 CFR 1915.13(e): Motors and associated control equipment used when cleaning or other cold work was performed were not properly maintained and grounded:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.13(f): Battery lamps or explosion-proof lights approved by the Underwriters' Laboratories for use in Class I, Group D atmospheres, or approved as permissible by the Mine Safety and Health Administration or the U.S. Coast Guard, were not used in spaces described in 29 CFR 1915.14(a) which had been certified "Safe for Men":

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.13(f): In spaces certified "Safe for Men,"

battery lamps or explosion-proof lights were not mounted to the space openings from the exterior, or suspended within the space with the cables so led as to protect the men from injury:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(1)(i): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on tank vessels, within or on the boundaries of cargo tanks which had been used to carry combustible or flammable liquids and gases in bulk, or within spaces adjacent to such cargo tanks, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(1)(ii): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on tank vessels, within or on the boundaries of fuel tanks, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(1)(iii): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on tank vessels' pipe lines, heating coils, pumps, fittings or other appurtenances connected to such cargo or fuel tanks, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(2)(i): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on dry cargo, miscellaneous or passenger vessels, within or on the boundaries of cargo tanks which had been used to carry combustible or flammable liquids and gases in bulk, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S)WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(2)(ii): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on dry cargo, miscellaneous or passenger vessels, within spaces adjacent to cargo tanks which had been used to carry flammable gases, or liquids with a flash point below 150 degree F., before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPT WHERE THE DISTANCE BETWEEN SUCH CARGO TANKS AND THE WORK TO BE PERFORMED IS NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE (25) FEET. APPLIES TO SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(2)(iii): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on dry cargo, miscellaneous or passenger vessels, within or on the boundaries of fuel tanks, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(2)(iv): Employees were permitted to engage in hot work or the use of powder actuated fastening tools on dry cargo, miscellaneous or passenger vessels, on pipe lines, heating coils, pumps, fittings, or other appurtenances connected to such cargo or fuel tanks, before a certificate was issued setting forth that such work could be done in safety:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.14(b): In dry cargo holds for which a Marine Chemist's certificate is not required by 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(2)(ii) , hot work was performed before a competent person had carefully examined the holds and found them free of flammable liquids, gases, and vapors:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.14(c): Hot work was performed in the engine or boiler room spaces of a vessel for which a Marine Chemist's certificate was not required by 29 CFR 1915.14(a) or in the fuel tank or engine compartments of boats before the bilges had been inspected and tested by a competent person to ensure that they were free of flammable liquids, gases, and vapors:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SHIP REPAIRING AND SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.15(a)(1): Pipe lines were not disconnected or blanked off, nor were other positive means used to prevent discharge of hazardous substances into space certified "Safe for Men-Safe for Fire":

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS APPLIES TO MAINTAINING GAS FREE CONDITIONS IN SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.15(a)(1): Manholes and other closures which were secured when tested did not remain secured:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS APPLIES TO MAINTAINING GAS FREE CONDITIONS IN SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

OPTION 3 3 29 CFR 1915.15(a)(1): In spaces where secured manholes or other closures were opened or the manipulation of valves would tend to alter the existing conditions, work in the affected spaces was not stopped until after the space had been retested and recertified "Safe for Men-Safe for Fires":

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS APPLIES TO MAINTAINING GAS FREE CONDITIONS IN SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.15(a)(2): Valves, closures and vents connecting with nongas free tanks or compartments below were not closed before hot work commenced on the weather deck:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF VENTED UP MASTS; THIS APPLIES TO MAINTAINING GAS FREE CONDITIONS IN SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.15(a)(2): Valves, closures and vents were opened before hot work was completed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF HOT WORK HAS STOPPED AND THE WORK LOCATION IS POSTED AS UNSAFE FOR FIRE - THIS APPLIES TO MAINTAINING GAS FREE CONDITIONS IN SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.15(b)(1): The competent person did not make frequent tests to ensure that the inert atmosphere was being maintained or that the concentration of flammable vapors remained below 10 percent of the lower explosive limit while hot work was performed from open decks or in tanks or compartments from which the overhead had been completely removed, on the boundaries of spaces described in 29 CFR 1915.14(d):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO SHIPBREAKING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.15(b)(2): The competent person did not make tests, after a Marine Chemist's certificate had been issued, to ensure that gas free conditions were maintained in spaces below decks described in 29 CFR 1915.14(a)(1) and (2):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO SHIPBREAKING ONLY

2 29 CFR 1915.16(a): Tanks, compartments, or spaces which had been certified "Safe for Men-Not Safe for Fire" or "Not Safe for Men-Not Safe for Fire" were not plainly and conspicuously marked with paint or signs indicating that no hot work shall be performed on such tanks, compartments or spaces, or in the vicinity thereof:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: TAKE 29 CFR 1915.16(c) INTO CONSIDERATION BEFORE CITING; APPLIES TO SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

3 29 CFR 1915.16(b): Tanks, compartments or spaces which had been inerted with gas or certified "Not Safe for Men-Safe For Fire" were not plainly and conspicuously marked with paint or signs indicating that the tank, compartment or space contained a gas which will not support life or is hazardous to employees:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPTIONS IN PARAGRAPH (c); APPLIES TO SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.32(a)(1): Cleaning operations involving toxic solvents were not completely enclosed to prevent the escape of vapors into the working spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.32(a)(2): When toxic solvents were used, natural ventilation or mechanical exhaust ventilation was not used to remove vapors at the source and to dilute the concentration of vapors in the working space to a safe concentration for the entire work period:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.32(a)(3): Employees were not protected against toxic vapors by suitable respiratory protective equipment in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (c):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.32(c): Precautions in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.36 were not taken when flammable solvents were used:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.33(a): Employees were not protected against skin contact during the handling and application of chemical paint or preservative removers:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.33(a): Employees were not protected against eye injury by goggle or face shields in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.151(a) and (b) during the handling and application of chemical paints or preservative removers:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.33(d): Employees were not protected by suitable face shields to prevent chemical burns on the face and neck when using paint and rust removers containing strong acids or alkalis:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.33(e): Employees working within range of the blast of steam guns were not protected by suitable face shields:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.33(e): Metal parts of steam guns were not insulated to protect the operators against heat burns:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.34(a)(1): Employees engaged in the removal of paints, preservatives, rusts or other coatings by means of power tools were not protected against eye injury by goggles or face shields in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.151(a):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.34(a)(2): Portable rotating tools used for the removal of paints, preservatives, rusts or other coatings were not adequately guarded to protect both the operator and nearby workers from flying missiles:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.34(a)(3): Portable electric tools were not grounded in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.132:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.34(a)(4): When employees were working in confined spaces, mechanical exhaust ventilation sufficient to keep the dust concentration to a minimum was not used, and employees were not protected by respiratory protective equipment in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (d):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.34(b)(1): Employees exposed to fumes were not protected by air line respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a), when hardened preservative coatings were removed by flame in enclosed spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.34(b)(1): Employees exposed to fumes due to the removal of hardened preservative coatings by flame in the open air were not protected by fume filter type respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a), and (d)(2)(iv):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

18

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.34(b)(2): Flame or heat was used to remove soft and greasy preservative coatings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(i): Hoses and fittings used for abrasive blasting were not of a type to prevent shocks from static electricity:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(ii): Hose lengths used for abrasive blasting were not joined by metal couplings secured to the outside of the hoses to avoid erosion and weakening of the couplings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(iii): Nozzles on hoses used for abrasive blasting were not attached to the hose with fittings that will prevent unintentional disengagement of the nozzle:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

19

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(iii): Nozzle attachments on abrasive blasting hose were not of metal and did not fit onto the hose externally:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(iii): Nozzle attachments on abrasive blasting hose were not of metal:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 4 3 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(iii): Nozzle attachments on abrasive blasting hose did not fit onto the hose externally:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(1)(iv): Dead man control devices were not provided at the nozzle end of the blasting hose:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

20

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(2): Hoses and all fittings used for abrasive blasting were not inspected frequently to ensure timely replacement before unsafe amounts of wear occurred:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(3)(i): Abrasive blasters working in enclosed spaces were not protected by hoods and air fed respirators or by air helmets of a positive pressure type in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(3)(iii): Employees other than abrasive blasters, including machine tenders and abrasive recovery men, working in areas where unsafe concentrations of abrasive materials and dusts were present were not protected by eye and respiratory protective equipment in accordance the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.151(a) and (b) and 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (d):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

21

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(3)(iv): Abrasive blasters were not protected against injury from exposure to the blast by appropriate protective clothing, including gloves:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE (DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.34(c)(3)(v): Abrasive blasters were not protected by safety belts when blasting was done from elevations where adequate protection against falling could not be provided by railings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(1)(i): Employees were not protected by air line respirators in accordance with requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) when continuously exposed to spraying of paints mixed with toxic vehicles or solvents in confined spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

22

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(1)(ii): Employees continuously exposed to the spraying of paints mixed with toxic vehicles or solvents were not protected by air line respirators in accordance with 29 CFR 1915.152(a) when in tanks or compartments:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(1)(ii): Where mechanical ventilation was provided in tanks or compartments, employees continuously exposed to the spraying of paints mixed with toxic vehicles or solvents were not protected by respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (e):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(1)(iii): When in large and well ventilated areas, employees exposed to spraying of paints mixed with toxic vehicles or solvents were not protected by respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (e):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

23

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(2): Employees were not protected by filter respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (c) where brush application of paints with toxic solvents was done in confined spaces, or other areas where lack of ventilation created a hazard:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(3): Precautions were not taken in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.36 when flammable paints or toxic vehicles were used:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(a)(4): The metallic parts of air moving devices, including fans, blowers, and jet-type air movers, and all duct work were not electrically bonded to the vessel's structure when paints mixed with toxic vehicles or solvents were sprayed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

24

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(1): Sufficient exhaust ventilation was not provided to keep the concentration of solvent vapors below 10 percent of the lower explosive limit in areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(1): Frequent tests were not made by a competent person to ascertain the concentration of solvent vapors in areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(3): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, ventilation was not continued after the completion of painting until the space or compartment was gas free:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

25

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(4): Exhaust ducts did not discharge clear of working areas and away from sources of possible ignition in areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(4): Periodic tests were not made to ensure that the exhausted vapors from paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic, and flammable solvents were not accumulating in other areas within or around the vessel or dry dock:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(5): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, motors and control equipment were not of the explosion-proof type:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

26

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(5): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, fans did not have nonferrous blades:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(5): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, portable air ducts were not of nonferrous materials:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 4 3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(5): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, motors and associated control equipment were not properly maintained and grounded:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(6): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, paint buckets, spray guns and tools were not the non-sparking type:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

27

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(6): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, metal parts of paint brushes and rollers were not insulated:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(6): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, staging was not erected in a manner which ensured that it was non-sparking:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(7): Lights used in areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents were not explosion proof and approved by the Underwriters' Laboratories for use in Class I, Group D atmospheres, or approved as permissible by the Mine Safety and Health administration or the U.S. Coast Guard:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

28

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(8): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, a competent person did not inspect all power and lighting cables to ensure that the insulation was in excellent condition, free of all cracks and worn spots, that there were no connections within 50 feet of the operation, that lines were not overloaded, and the cables were suspended with sufficient slack to prevent undue stress or chafing:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(9): The face, eyes, head, hands and all other exposed parts of the body of employees who handled highly volatile paints were not protected:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(9): Non-sparking footwear was not used in areas where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

29

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 3 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(9): In areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents, employee's coveralls or other outer clothing were not made of cotton:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 4 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(9): Rubber gloves were not used in areas where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(10): Matches, lighted cigarettes, cigars, pipes, cigarette lighters, or ferrous articles were taken into areas where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

30

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(11): Solvent drums were not placed on nonferrous surfaces and grounded to the vessel when taken into compartments where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(11): Solvent drums were not placed on nonferrous surfaces, or were not grounded to the vessel, when taken into compartments where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 3 3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(11): Metallic contact was not maintained between containers and drums when materials were transferred from one container to another in areas where paints or tank coatings were dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

31

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(12): Spray guns, paint pots, and metallic parts of connecting tubing were not electrically bonded and the bonded assembly was not grounded to the vessel in areas where the work involved paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(13): Employees were not protected by air line respirators and suitable protective clothing when continuously in compartments in which painting was performed with paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(13): Employees who entered compartments for a limited time in which painting was performed with paints or tank coatings dissolved in highly volatile, toxic, and flammable solvents were not protected by suitable filter cartridge type respirators:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

32

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.35(b)(14): Employees were not protected by suitable filter cartridge type respirators or suitable protective clothing or both when exterior spraying was performed with paints dissolved in highly volatile, toxic and flammable solvents:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(1): Smoking, open flames, arcs or spark- producing equipment were not prohibited in areas where liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles were capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED IN 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(2): Ventilation was not provided in sufficient quantities to keep the concentration of vapors below 10 percent of their lower explosive limit in areas where liquids solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles were capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

33

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(3): Scrapings and rags soaked with liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use were not kept in a covered metal container:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(4): Explosion proof lights, approved by the Underwriters' Laboratories for use in Class I, Group D atmospheres, or approved as permissible by the Mine Safety and Health Administration or the U.S. Coast Guard, were not used in areas where liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles were capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

34

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(5): In areas where liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles were capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use, a competent person did not inspect all power and lighting cables to ensure that the insulation was in excellent condition, free of cracks and worn spots, that there were no connections within 50 feet of the operation, that lines were not over loaded, and that the cables were suspended with sufficient slack to prevent undue stress or chafing:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(6): In areas where liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles were capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use, suitable fire extinguishing equipment was not immediately available in the work areas:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

35

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.36(a)(6): In areas where liquid solvents, paint and preservative removers, paints or vehicles WERE capable of producing a flammable atmosphere under the conditions of use, fire extinguishing equipment was not maintained in a state of readiness for instant use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE THIS "SAVE" IF MATERIALS ARE COVERED UNDER 29 CFR 1915.35(b). ALSO, IT IS NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.51(b)(1)(ii): General mechanical ventilation was not of sufficient capacity or so arranged to produce the number of air changes necessary to maintain welding fumes and smoke within safe limits:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.51(b)(1)(iii): Local exhaust ventilation was not so arranged to remove fumes and smoke at the source and keep the concentration in the breathing zone within safe limits:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.51(b)(1)(iv): Contaminated air exhausted from a work space was not discharged into the open air or otherwise clear of the source of intake air:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

36

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.51(b)(1)(vi): Oxygen was used for ventilation purposes, comfort cooling, blowing dust or dirt from clothing, or for cleaning the work area:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.51(c)(1): General mechanical or local exhaust ventilation meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.51(b) was not provided whenever welding, cutting, or heating was performed in a confined space:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE IF EMPLOYER IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH 29 CFR 1915.51(c)(3) or (d)(2)

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.51(c)(3): Employees were not protected by air line respirators when in a confined space where sufficient ventilation could not be obtained without blocking the means of access:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 4 29 CFR 1915.51(c)(3): An employee was not assigned on the outside of a confined space to maintain communication with, and to aid in an emergency, those employees working within the space:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(1): Welding, cutting, or heating involving metals Specified in 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(1)(i) through (iv) was performed in enclosed spaces aboard the vessel without either general mechanical or local exhaust ventilation:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: LIST ONE OR MORE IN VARIABLE
(i) ZINC-BEARING BASE OR FILLER METALS OR METALS COATED WITH ZINC-BEARING MATERIALS (ii) LEAD BASE METALS (iii) CADMIUM-BEARING FILLER MATERIALS (iv) CHROMIUM-BEARING METALS OR METALS COATED WITH CHROMIUM- BEARING MATERIAL

2 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(2): Employees were not protected by local exhaust ventilation or air line respirators when welding, cutting or heating of toxic metals was performed in enclosed spaces aboard the vessel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: IN THE VARIABLE, SPECIFY WHICH OF THE METALS LISTED IN SUBPARAGRAPHS (i), (ii) AND (iii) ARE INVOLVED.

 

38

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(2)(iv): Employees were not protected by both local exhaust ventilation and air line respirators when welding, cutting or heating involving beryllium-containing base or filler metals was performed in enclosed spaces aboard the vessel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(3): Employees were not protected by filter type respirators when welding cutting, or heating of toxic metals was performed in the open air:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(3): Employees were not protected by air line respirators when welding, cutting or heating of beryllium-containing base or filler metals was performed in the open air:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.51(d)(4): Other employees exposed to the same atmosphere as welders or burners were not protected in the same manner as the welders or burners:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

39

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(i): Employees were permitted to engage in, or be exposed to, the inert-gas metal-arc welding process in which chlorinated solvents were used less than 200 feet from the exposed arc:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SEE STANDARD FOR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS. ALSO, NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(ii): Helpers and other employees in the area where inert-gas metal-arc welding was performed were not protected from the arc by screening or by filter lenses meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.151(a) and (c):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(ii): Welders exposed to each other's arc were not wearing suitable filter lens goggles under their welding helmets or hand shields to protect against flashes and radiant energy when either the helmets are lifted or the shields are removed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

40

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(iii): Welders or other employees exposed to radiation were not suitably protected so that the skin was covered completely to prevent burns and other damage from ultraviolet rays:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(iii): Welding helmets or hand shields used by employees exposed to radiation were not free of leaks and openings or of highly reflective surfaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.51(e)(1)(iv): Local exhaust ventilation or air line respirators were not provided to protect employees against dangerous concentrations of nitrogen dioxide when inert-gas metal-arc welding was performed on stainless steel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

41

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.51(f)(1): Suitable mechanical ventilation or respiratory protective equipment was not provided when an unsafe accumulation of contaminants existed as a result of general welding, cutting or heating performed under unusual physical or atmospheric conditions:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS COVERS MATERIALS AND CONDITIONS NOT COVERED BY 29 CFR 1915.51(c), (d), OR (e)

2 29 CFR 1915.51(f)(2): Employees performing welding, cutting, or heating were not protected by suitable eye protective equipment meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.151(a) and (c):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.51(g)(1): Prior to the performance of welding, cutting, or heating, residues and cargoes of metallic ores of toxic significance were not removed from the area or protected from the heat:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLICABLE TO SHIP REPAIRING ONLY

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(1): Movable objects were not moved to a designated safe location to perform welding, cutting or heating:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

42

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(1): All movable fire hazards including residues of combustible bulk cargoes in the vicinity were not taken to a safe place before welding, cutting, or heating was performed on unmovable objects:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(2): When unmovable objects were welded, cut or heated, positive means were not taken to confine the heat, sparks and slag from all fire hazards including combustible cargoes that could not be removed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(3): The same fire precautions were not taken on the opposite side of tank shells, docks, overheads or bulkheads as were taken on the side that welding, cutting or heating was performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: CITE ONLY WHEN DIRECT PENETRATION OF SPARKS OR HEAT TRANSFER COULD INTRODUCE A FIRE HAZARD TO ADJACENT COMPARTMENTS

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(4): The gas supply to torches not in use or unattended for a substantial period of time such as during the lunch hour, was not positively shut off at some point outside the confined space to eliminate the possibility of a fire:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), INCLUDING THE LENGTH OF TIME TORCH WAS NOT IN USE OR UNATTENDED AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

43

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(4): Torches and hoses used in confined spaces were not removed at the change of shifts and at night when the last work was completed to eliminate the possibility of a fire:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.52(a)(4): Open end fuel gas and oxygen hoses were not immediately removed from confined spaces when disconnected from the torch or other gas consuming device to eliminate the possibility of a fire:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(1): Welding, cutting, or heating operations were performed where the application of flammable paints, or the presence of other flammable compounds or a heavy dust concentrate created a hazard:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(2): Suitable fire extinguishing equipment was not immediately available in the work areas where welding, cutting or heating operations were performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

44

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 Mbc6 1 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(2): Fire extinguishing equipment was not maintained in a state of readiness for instant use:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING
OPTION 3 Mbc9 2 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(2): An auxiliary supply of water was not made available, where practicable, when hot work was performed aboard a vessel and pressure was not available on the vessel's fire system:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING OF LINES OR HOSES EXISTED. ALSO, NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(3): Additional personnel were not assigned to guard against fire when welding, cutting or heating operations were such that normal fire prevention precautions were insufficient:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

45

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(3): The additional personnel assigned to guard against fire during welding, cutting, or heating operations were not instructed as to the specific anticipated fire hazards and how to use the fire fighting equipment:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(4): Vaporizing liquid fire extinguishers were used in enclosed spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(5): Drums, pails and other containers which contained or had contained flammable liquids were not kept closed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS DOES NOT APPLY WHEN CONTENTS ARE BEING REMOVED OR TRANSFERRED. ALSO, NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

46

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.52(b)(5): Empty containers that had contained flammable liquids were not removed to a safe area apart from hot work operations or open flames:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.53(b): Tests were not made by a competent person to determine the flammability of preservative coatings before welding, cutting, or heating was performed on surfaces covered with such coatings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: PRESERVATIVE COATINGS SHALL BE CONSIDERED TO BE HIGHLY FLAMMABLE WHEN SCRAPINGS BURN WITH EXTREME RAPIDITY

3 29 CFR 1915.53(c): Hardened preservative coatings which had been determined to be highly flammable were not stripped from the area before heating to prevent ignition:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: WHERE SHIPBREAKING IS INVOLVED, COATINGS MAY BE BURNED AWAY UNDER CONTROLLED CONDITIONS

 

47

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.53(d)(1): In enclosed spaces, all surfaces covered with toxic preservatives were not stripped for a distance of at least 4 inches from the area of heat application, and employees were not protected by air line respirators:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.53(d)(2): Employees welding, cutting, or heating in the open air were not protected by filter type respirators in accordance with the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.152(a) and (d):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.53(e)(1): A competent person did not test the atmosphere for explosive vapors in enclosed spaces before hot work was performed on metals covered with soft and greasy preservatives:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

48

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.53(f): A competent person did not make tests in enclosed spaces immediately after welding, cutting or heating began on metals covered with soft and greasy preservatives, and at frequent intervals thereafter, to ensure that no flammable vapors were produced by the coatings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.53(f): When it was determined that flammable vapors were present in enclosed spaces, welding, cutting or heating was not immediately stopped and additional precautions taken to ensure that the operation could be resumed safely:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.54(a): Drums, containers, or hollow structures which had contained flammable substances were not either filled with water or thoroughly cleaned of such substances, ventilated and tested before welding, cutting, or heating was performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS APPLIES ONLY TO HOLLOW METAL CONTAINERS STRUCTURES NOT COVERED BY 29 CFR 1915.12

 

49

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.54(b): Before heat was applied to drums, containers, or hollow structures, a vent or opening was not provided for the release of any built-up pressure during the application of heat:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS APPLIES ONLY TO HOLLOW METAL CONTAINERS AND STRUCTURES NOT COVERED BY 29 CFR 1915.12

2 29 CFR 1915.54(c): Welding, cutting, heating, or brazing was performed on structural voids before a competent person had inspected, tested and determined that the structural voids were safe for heating application:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SEE STANDARD FOR EXAMPLE OF STRUCTURAL VOIDS. IN ADDITION, THIS APPLIES ONLY TO METAL CONTAINERS AND STRUCTURES NOT COVERED BY 29 CFR 1915.12

3 29 CFR 1915.54(d): Structural voids were not vented, cooled or otherwise made safe during the application of heat when water or other non-flammable liquids were present which, when heated, would build excessive pressure:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SEE 29 CFR 1915.54(c) FOR EXAMPLE OF STRUCTURAL VOIDS. IN ADDITION, THIS APPLIES ONLY TO METAL STRUCTURES AND CONTAINERS NOT COVERED BY 29 CFR 1915.12

 

50

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.54(e): Jacketed vessels were not vented before and during welding, cutting or heating operations to release any pressure which may build up during the application of heat:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(1): Valve protection caps were not in place and secured when compressed gas cylinders were transported, moved or stored:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(1): Oil was used to lubricate valve protection caps on compressed gas cylinders which were being transported, moved or stored:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(2): Compressed gas cylinders were not secured on a cradle, slingboard or pallet when hoisted:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

51

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(2): Compressed gas cylinders were hoisted by means of magnets or choker slings:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(3): Compressed gas cylinders were intentionally dropped, struck, or permitted to strike each other violently:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(4): Compressed gas cylinders were not secured in position when transported by vehicle:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(5): Valve protection caps of compressed gas cylinders were used to lift cylinders from one vertical position to another:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 5 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(5): Bars were used under valves or valve protection caps to pry compressed gas cylinders loose when frozen:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

52

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1987 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 3 1 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(5): Boiling water, rather than warm water, was used to thaw compressed gas cylinders loose:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(6): Regulators were not removed and valve protection caps put in place before compressed gas cylinders were moved:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF CYLINDERS ARE FIRMLY SECURED ON A SPECIAL CARRIER INTENDED FOR THIS PURPOSE

3 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(7): A suitable cylinder truck, chain, or other steadying device was not used to keep compressed gas cylinders from being knocked over while in use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(8): Valves on compressed gas cylinders were not closed when the work was finished, when cylinders were empty, or when cylinders were moved:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

53

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.55(a)(9): Acetylene cylinders were not secured in an upright position at all times:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPTION, FOR SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WHILE CYLINDERS ARE ACTUALLY BEING HOISTED OR CARRIED

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(1): Compressed gas cylinders were not kept far enough away from the actual welding or cutting operation so that sparks, hot slag or flame could not reach them:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(1): Fire resistant shields were not provided when impractical to keep compressed gas cylinders away from the actual welding or cutting operation so that sparks, hot slag or flame would not reach the cylinders:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(2): Compressed gas cylinders were placed where they could become part of an electrical circuit:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

54

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(2): Electrodes were struck against compressed gas cylinders to strike an arc:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(3): Fuel gas cylinders in use were not placed with valve end up:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(3): Fuel gas cylinders were placed in locations that subjected them to open flame, hot metal, or other sources of artificial heat:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.55(b)(4): Cylinders that contained oxygen, acetylene or other fuel gas were taken into confined spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.55(c)(1): Compressed gas cylinders were used as rollers or supports:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES WHETHER CYLINDERS ARE FULL OR EMPTY

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.55(c)(3): Damaged or defective compressed gas cylinders were used:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.55(d): The employer did not thoroughly instruct employees in the safe use of fuel gas in that the procedures prescribed in 29 CFR 1915.55(d)(1) through (d)(6) were not followed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: CSHO IS REQUIRED TO WRITE OUT THE SPECIFIC PROCEDURES VIOLATED SO THAT TYPIST CAN INSERT MANUALLY. (SEE 29 CFR 1915.55(d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), (d)(4), (d)(5) and (d)(6)) MAKE SURE DOCUMENTATION IS SUFFICIENT TO PROVE THAT EMPLOYEES WERE NOT INSTRUCTED IN SAFE USE OF FUEL GAS

3 29 CFR 1915.55(e)(2): Fuel gas and oxygen manifolds were not placed in safe and accessible locations in the open air:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: MANIFOLDS ARE NOT PERMITTED WITHIN ENCLOSED OR CONFINED SPACES

4 29 CFR 1915.55(f)(4): Fuel gas or oxygen hoses which had been subjected to flashback or showed evidence of severe wear or damage were not tested to at least two hundred (200) p.s.i.:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.56(a)(1): Manual electrode holders were not specifically designed for arc welding and cutting nor of a capacity capable of safely handling the maximum rated current required by the electrodes:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.56(a)(2): Current carrying parts passing through the portion of the electrode holder which the arc welder or cutter grips in his hand and the outer surfaces of the jaws of the holder were not fully insulated against the maximum voltage encountered to ground:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(1): In view of the duty cycle under which the arc welders or cutters worked, arc welding and cutting cables were not of the completely insulated, flexible type, capable of handling the maximum current requirements of the work in progress:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(2): Cables that were used were not free from repair or splices for a minimum distance of 10 feet from the cable end to which the electrode holder was connected:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPTION, CABLES WITH STANDARD INSULATED CONNECTORS OR WITH SPLICES WHOSE INSULATING QUALITY IS EQUAL TO THAT OF THE CABLE ARE PERMITTED

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(3): Welding cable lengths spliced one to another did not have substantial insulated connectors of a capacity at least equivalent to that of the cable:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(3): Welding cable connections effected by means of cable lugs were not securely fastened together to give good electrical contact:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 3 3 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(3): The exposed metal parts of lugs used to effect welding cable connections were not completely insulated:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(4): Welding cables, other than the cable lead referred to in 29 CFR 1915.56(b)(2), with exposed bare connectors were not protected by means of rubber and friction tape or other equivalent insulation:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

58

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(1): Ground return cable did not have a safe current carrying capacity equal to or exceeding the specified maximum output capacity of the arc welding or cutting unit which it serviced:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(2): Pipe lines containing gases of flammable liquids or conduits containing electrical circuits were used as part of the ground return circuit for welding or cutting units:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(3): It was not determined that the required electrical contact existed at all joints when the structure or pipe line was employed as a ground return circuit for welding or cutting units:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(4): All joints were not bonded and periodically inspected to ensure that no electrolysis or fire hazard existed where a structure or pipe line was used continuously as a ground return circuit:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

59

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(5): Frames of arc welding or cutting machines were not grounded either through a third wire in the cable containing the circuit conductor, or through a separate wire grounded at the source of the current:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(5): Grounding circuits, other than by means of the vessel's structure, were not checked to ensure that the circuit between the ground and the grounded power conductor had resistance low enough to permit sufficient current to flow and cause the fuse or circuit breaker to interrupt the current to the welding or cutting unit:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.56(c)(6): Ground connections to the welding or cutting units were not inspected to ensure that the connections were mechanically strong and electrically adequate for the required current:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.56(d)(1): Employees were not instructed that when electrode holders are left unattended, electrode shall be removed and the holders placed or protected so that electrical contact cannot be made with employees or conducting objects:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

60

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.56(d)(2): Employees were not instructed that hot electrode holders shall not be dipped in water, which may expose the arc welder or cutter to electric shock:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.56(d)(3): Employees were not instructed that power supply switches to arc welding or cutting machines shall be opened when the machines are moved, or work stopped for an appreciable length of time:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: STATE THE AMOUNT OF TIME

3 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(2): The lumber used in the construction of scaffolds was not spruce, fir, long leaf yellow pine, Oregon pine, or wood of equal strength:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(4): The lumber used in the construction of scaffolds was not sound, straight-grained, free from cross grain, shakes and large loose or dead knots, dry rot, large checks, worm holes or other defects which impaired the scaffold's strength or durability:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(5): Scaffolds were not maintained in a safe and secure condition:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S) AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

61

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(6): Barrels, boxes, cans, loose bricks, or other unstable objects were used as working platforms or for the support of planking intended as scaffolds or working platforms:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S) AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(7): Scaffolds were not erected, moved, dismantled or altered under the supervision of a competent person:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S) AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(8): Welding, burning, riveting or open flame work was performed on staging suspended by means of fiber rope:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S) AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(9): Lifting bridles on working platforms suspended from cranes did not consist of four legs so attached that the stability of the platforms is ensured:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY).
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

62

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(b)(10): Lifting bridles on working platforms suspended from crane hooks that were not moused and did not have a safety latch were not attached by shackles to the lower lifting block or by other positive means which prevent accidental disengagement of the lifting bridle from the crane hook:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(1): All pole uprights on independent pole wood scaffolds were not set plumb:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(1): Poles on independent pole wood scaffolds did not rest on foundations of sufficient size and strength to distribute the load and to prevent displacement:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 3 4 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(1): All pole uprights on independent pole wood scaffolds were not set plumb and the poles did not rest on foundations of sufficient size and strength to distribute the load and prevent displacement:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

63

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(2): Light-duty scaffolds 24 feet or less in height had spliced poles that were not made by overlapping the ends of the poles at least 4 feet and securely nailing them together:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(5): All bearers on independent poles wood scaffolds were not set with their greater dimension vertical:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.71(c)(5): All bearers on independent pole wood scaffolds did not extend beyond the ledgers upon which they rested:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.71(d)(2): All vertical and horizontal members of independent pole metal scaffolds were not fastened together with couplers or locking devices which form positive connections:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

64

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(d)(3): Post on independent pole metal scaffolds were not kept plumb during erection and subsequently kept plumb and rigid by means of adequate bracing:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

2 29 CFR 1915.71(d)(6): Tubular bracing on independent pole metal scaffolds was not applied both lengthwise and crosswise as required:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.71(f)(2): The ropes supporting a swinging scaffold were not equivalent in strength to first-grade 3/4 inch diameter manila rope properly rigged into a set of standard 6-inch blocks consisting of at least one double and one single block:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.71(f)(3): Manila and wire ropes on painters' suspended scaffolds were not carefully examined before each operation and thereafter as frequently as necessary to ensure their safe condition:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

65

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(f)(4): Each end of scaffold platforms were not supported by wrought iron or mild steel stirrup or hanger which is supported by the suspension ropes:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.71(g)(4): Horse scaffolds were not kept in good repair:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.71(g)(4): Horse scaffolds were not properly secured when used in staging or in locations where they may be insecure:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.71(i)(2): Platforms of staging were less than two planks in width:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPT IN SUCH CASES AS THE STRUCTURE OF THE VESSEL OR THE WIDTH OF THE TRESTLE LADDERS MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE TO PROVIDE SUCH A WIDTH

 

66

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(i)(3): Platform planking did not project beyond the supporting members at either end by at least 6 inches but no more than 12 inches unless the planks are fastened to the supporting members:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(1): Scaffolding, staging, runways, or working platforms supported or suspended more than 5 feet above a solid surface, or at any distance above the water, were not provided railings 42 to 45 inches high and with midrails:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(2): Rigid supports were omitted when taut wire or fiber ropes were used for guardrails:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 4 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(2): Guardrails of fiber rope were exposed to hot work or chemicals:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 5 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(3): Employees working more than 5 feet above solid surfaces on scaffolding, staging, runway or working platform without railings were not protected by safety belts and life lines meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.154(b):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

67

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(3): Employees working over water on scaffolding, staging, runway or working platform without railings were not protected by buoyant work vests meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.154(a):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF EMPLOYEE(S) ARE PROVIDED WITH AND WEARING PROPERLY ATTACHED SAFETY BELT AND LIFELINE

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(4): Employees working from scaffolds on paint floats subject to surging were not protected against falling toward the vessel by railings or safety belts and lines attached to the backrail:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(4): Employees working from swinging scaffolds which were triced out of a vertical line below their supports were not protected against falling toward the vessel by railings or safety belts and lines attached to the backrail:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.71(j)(5): Toeboards of not less than 1 X 4 inch lumber were not provided when necessary to prevent tools and materials from falling below on employees:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

68

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.71(k)(1): Access from below to staging more than 5 feet above a floor, deck or the ground did not consist of well secured stairways, cleated ramps, fixed or portable ladders or rigid type non-collapsible trestles with parallel and level rungs:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.71(k)(2): Ramps or stairways to staging were not equipped with 36-inch handrails with midrails:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.71(k)(3): Ladders were not located so that employees did not have to step more than one foot from the ladder to any intermediate landing or platform:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.71(k)(5): Access from above to staging more than 3 feet below the point of access did not consist of a straight, portable ladder or a Jacob's ladder properly secured:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 5 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(1): The use of defective ladders was not prohibited:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

69

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(1): Defective ladders were not immediately withdrawn from service:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(2): Spliced sections of ladders did not have the ends abutted and at least 2 cleats securely nailed or bolted to each rail:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(2): The combined cross sectional area of the cleats on spliced section of ladder was less than the cross sectional area of the side rails:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(3): Portable ladders were not lashed, blocked, or otherwise secured to prevent displacement:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 5 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(3): The side rails of ladders used for access to another level did not extend at least 36 inches above that level:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

70

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.72(a)(5): Portable metal ladders were used near electrical conductors or for electric arc welding operations:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.73(b): Flush manholes or other comparable small openings in the deck and other working surfaces were not suitably covered or guarded while employees were working in the vicinity:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.73(c): Employees worked around open hatches or other large openings not protected by coaming to a height of 24 inches and the edge of the openings was not guarded in the working area to a height of 36 to 42 inches:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE WHEN THE USE OF GUARD IS MADE IMPRACTICABLE BY THE CORK ACTUALLY IN PROGRESS. NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.73(d): Edges of decks, platforms, flats or similar flat surfaces more than 5 feet above a solid surface were not guarded by adequate guardrails:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

71

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.74(a)(1): Employees were permitted to board or leave vessels on gangways of less than 20 inches walking surface, or not of adequate strength, or not maintained in safe repair, or not safely secured:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO VESSELS AFLOAT, EXCEPT BARGES AND RIVER TOWBOATS

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.74(a)(1): When a gangway was not practicable, a substantial straight ladder which extends at least 36 inches above the upper landing surface and adequately secured against shifting or slipping was not provided for employees to board or leave the vessel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO VESSELS AFLOAT, EXCEPT BARGES AND RIVER TOWBOATS

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.74(a)(2): Railings a minimum height of 33 inches with midrail were not provided on each side of gangway or turntable:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO VESSELS AFLOAT, EXCEPT BARGES AND RIVER TOWBOATS

 

72

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.74(a)(2): Rails on gangway or turntable were not of wood, pipe, chain, wire or rope and kept taut:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO VESSELS AFLOAT, EXCEPT BARGES AND RIVER TOWBOATS

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.74(a)(2): The rails on the gangway or turntable were not kept taut at all times:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: APPLIES TO VESSELS AFLOAT, EXCEPT BARGES AND RIVER TOWBOATS

3 29 CFR 1915.75(a): A gangway, ramp or permanent stairway of not less than 20 inches walking surface, of adequate strength, maintained in safe repair and securely fastened was not provided between a floating dry dock and the pier or bulkhead:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.75(b): A railing with midrail was not provided on each side of gangway, ramp, or permanent stairway used for access between a floating dry dock and the pier or bulkhead:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

73

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.75(b): A railing with midrail was not provided on each side of gangway, ramp or permanent stairway used for access to wing walls from dry dock floors:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.75(d): Railings approximately 42 inches in height, with a midrail, were not provided on the edges of wing walls of floating dry docks or on the edges of graving docks:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: SECTIONS OF THE RAILINGS MAY BE TEMPORARILY REMOVED WHERE NECESSARY TO PERMIT LINE HANDLING WHILE A VESSEL IS ENTERING OR LEAVING THE DOCK

3 29 CFR 1915.75(e): Effective means of protection was not provided to protect employees exposed to the hazard of falling into the water while working on the floor of a floating dry dock:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.75(f): Access to wing walls from floors of dry docks was not by ramp, permanent stairway or ladder:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.75(g): Catwalks on stiles of marine railways were less than 20 inches wide:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.75(g): Catwalks on stiles of marine railways did not have a guardrail and midrail on at least one side:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.76(a)(1): Cargo spaces that employees must enter did not have at least one safe and accessible ladder:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.76(a)(2): Employer did not prohibit employees' use of visibly unsafe fixed ladders in cargo spaces:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.76(a)(3): Straight ladders provided in cargo spaces were not of adequate strength, or suitably secured against shifting or slipping:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.76(a)(5): Fixed or straight ladders for access to cargo spaces were used at the same time that cargo drafts or other loads were entering or leaving the hold:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.76(b)(1): More than one means of access was not provided to a confined space in which employees worked and the work could generate a hazardous atmosphere in the space:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY WHERE THE STRUCTURE OR ARRANGEMENT OF THE VESSEL MAKES ITS IMPLEMENTATION IMPRACTICAL

3 29 CFR 1915.76(b)(2): Required ventilation ducts that must pass through the means of access to confined spaces were not of a type and so arranged to permit free passage of an employee through at least two of the means of access:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.77(b): When firebox floors presented tripping hazards of exposed tubing, missing or removed refractory, planking was not laid to afford safe footing while work was performed within the boiler:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

76

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.77(c): Employees did not use a scaffold or a sloping ladder to afford safe footing and were not protected by safety belts and lifelines while working aloft at elevations more than 5 feet above a solid surface:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.77(c): Employees visually restricted by blasting hoods, welding helmets, or burning goggles worked from ladders rather than scaffolds while performing work other than the initial and final welding or burning operation to start or complete a job:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.77(d): Work platforms at least 20 inches wide, meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.71(i)(1), were not used to perform work in restricted quarters:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.77(e): Employees were not protected by personal flotation devices meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1915.154 when boarding, leaving or working from small boats or floats:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

77

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 Mbea 1 29 CFR 1915.91(a): Good housekeeping conditions were not maintained at all times:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
OPTION 2 Mbed 2 29 CFR 19 5.91(a): Staging platforms, ramps, stairways, walkways, aisles, and passageways on vessels or dry docks were not kept clear of tools, materials, equipment or debris:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: DO NOT CITE IF TOOLS, MATERIALS OR EQUIPMENT ARE IN USE
OPTION 3 Mbf3 3 29 CFR 1915.91(a): Hose and electric conductors were not elevated over or placed under walkways or working surfaces or covered by adequate crossover planks:
(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.91(b): All working areas on or immediately surrounding vessels and dry docks, graving docks, or marine railways were not kept reasonably free of debris:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

78

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.91(b): Working areas on or immediately surrounding vessels and dry docks, graving docks, or marine railways had construction materials so piled as to present a hazard to employees:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.91(c): Slippery conditions on walkways or working surfaces were not eliminated as they occurred:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.91(d): Free access was not maintained to all exits, fire-alarm boxes, or fire-extinguishing equipment:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.91(e): Oils, paints, thinners, solvents, waste, rags, or other flammable substances were not kept in fire resistant covered containers when not in use:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.92(a): Adequate illumination was not provided for all means of access and walkways leading to working areas, as well as the working areas:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

79

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.92(b)(1): Temporary lights were not equipped with guards to prevent accidental contact with the bulb:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: GUARDS ARE NOT REQUIRED WHEN THE CONSTRUCTION AT THE REFLECTOR IS SUCH THAT THE BULB IS DEEPLY RECESSED

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.92(b)(2): Temporary lights were not equipped with heavy duty electric cords with connections and insulation maintained in safe condition:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.92(b)(2): Temporary lights not designed for suspension were suspended by their electric cords:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.92(b)(3): Cords were not kept clear of working spaces, walkways, or other locations in which they were readily exposed to damage:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.92(c): Exposed non-current-carrying metal parts of temporary lights furnished by the employer were not grounded either through a third wire in the cable containing the circuit conductors, or through a separate wire which is grounded at the source of the current:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

80

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.92(d): Portable emergency lighting equipment was not available to provide illumination for safe movement of employees when temporary lighting from sources outside the vessel was the only means of illumination:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.92(f): Temporary lighting stringers or streamers were not so arranged to avoid overloading of branch circuits:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.92(f): Each branch circuit of temporary lighting stringers or streamers was not equipped with overcurrent protection of capacity not exceeding the rated current carrying capacity of the cords used:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(1): The employer did not install a pressure gauge and a relief valve of proper size and capacity at the point where the temporary steam hose joined the vessel's steam piping system or systems:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

81

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(1): The relief valve was not set and capable of relieving at a pressure not exceeding the safe working pressure of the vessel's system in its present condition:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(1): Means did exist for isolating the relief valve from the system which it protects:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 4 3 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(1): The pressure gauge and relief valve were not located so as to be visible and readily accessible:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(2): Steam hose and fittings had a safety factor of less than five (5):

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 5 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(3): The weight of steam hoses was not relieved by appropriate lines when hung in bights:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

82

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(3): Steam hoses were not protected against chafing:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.93(a)(4): Steam hoses were not protected from damage, or the hose and temporary piping were not shielded to prevent accidental contact by employees where it passed through normal work areas:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.93(b)(1)(i): Vessels in dry dock were not adequately grounded prior to energizing the vessel's circuits that were supplied from a source outside the vessel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.93(b)(1)(iii): When the vessel was supplied with electric power from a source outside the vessel, all circuits to be energized were not equipped with over-current protection of capacity not exceeding the rated current carrying capacity of the cord used:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

5 29 CFR 1915.93(c)(1): All infrared electrical heat lamps were not equipped with guards that surrounded the lamps, with the exception of the face, to minimize accidental contact with the lamp:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

83

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.94: Frequent checks were not made to ensure employees' safety when work was performed in confined spaces, or when an employee worked alone in an isolated location:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 1 2 29 CFR 1915.95(a): Employees other than radar or radio repairmen were permitted to work on masts, king posts or other aloft areas before the radar and radio were secured or otherwise made incapable of radiation:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

OPTION 2 3 29 CFR 1915.95(a): Radar or radio equipment was not appropriately tagged:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

4 29 CFR 1915.95(b): Testing of radar or radio equipment was done before the employer could schedule such tests at a time when no work was in progress aloft or personnel could be cleared from the danger area, according to minimum safe distances established for and based on the type, model, and power of the equipment:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

 

84

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.96(a): The employer did not ensure that employees do not work in or on lifeboats, either stowed or in a suspended position, until the lifeboats are secured independently of the releasing gear to prevent the boats from falling due to accidental tripping of the releasing gear and movement of the davits or capsizing of boats in chocks:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.96(b): Employees were permitted to remain in lifeboats while they were being hoisted into final stowed position:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: NOT APPLICABLE TO SHIPBREAKING

3 29 CFR 1915.96(c): Employees were permitted to work on the outboard side of lifeboats stowed on their chocks when the boats were not secured by gripes, or otherwise secured to prevent them from swinging outboard:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.97(b): The employer did not obtain all items of information, 29 CFR 1915.97(b)(1) through (12), which are applicable to a specific product or material to ascertain the potential fire, toxic or reactivity hazards which are likely to be encountered in the handling, application, or utilization of such a material:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

 

85

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A December 21, 1983 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.97(c): The pertinent information required by 29 CFR 1915.97(b) was not recorded on either a U.S. Department of Labor Form, OSHA-20, Material Safety Data Sheet, or on an essentially similar form which has been approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

2 29 CFR 1915.97(d): Employees exposed to hazardous materials were not instructed as to the nature of the hazards and the means of avoiding them:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: CSHO MUST DOCUMENT THE FACT THAT EMPLOYER DID NOT INSTRUCT EXPOSED EMPLOYEES

3 29 CFR 1915.97(g): Employees were permitted to eat or smoke in areas undergoing surface preparation or preservation, or where shipbreaking operations produced atmospheric contaminants:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

4 29 CFR 1915.98(a): The employer did not furnish a first aid kit for each vessel on which work was being performed:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)
NOTE: EXCEPTION, THAT WHEN WORK IS BEING PERFORMED ON MORE THAN ONE SMALL VESSEL AT ONE PIER, ONLY ONE KIT IS REQUIRED

 

86

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.98(d): One Stokes basket stretcher, or equivalent, permanently equipped with bridles for attaching to the hoisting gear was not available for each vessel on which 10 or more employees were working:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(s), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.98(d): A blanket or other liner suitable for transferring the patient to and from the stretcher was not provided close to each vessel:

(a) (VESSEL, LOCATION)(SPECIFIC CONDITION(S), AREA(S) AND SPACE)(DESCRIBE HAZARD(S) WHERE NECESSARY)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(3)(i): The employer of employees working in laboratories did not ensure that labels on incoming containers of hazardous chemicals were not removed or defaced:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT INVOLVED) (INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(3)(ii): The employer of employees working in laboratories did not maintain material safety data sheets that were received with incoming shipments of hazardous chemicals:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S))(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

 

87

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(3)(ii): The employer of employees working in laboratories did not ensure that material safety data sheets were readily accessible to the employees:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH MSDS WERE MISSING)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE, INCLUDING DATE MSDS(S) WERE RECEIVED)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(3)(iii): The employer did not ensure that laboratory employees were apprised of the hazards of the chemicals in their workplaces in accordance with 29 CFR 1915.99(h):

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING HAZARDS THE EMPLOYEES WERE NOT APPRISED OF)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(4)(i): In work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers which are not opened under normal conditions of use, the employer did not ensure that labels on incoming containers of hazardous chemicals were not removed or defaced:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL OR CHEMICAL PRODUCT(S) INVOLVED)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

OPTION 1 4 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(4)(ii): In work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers which are not opened under normal conditions of use, the employer did not maintain copies of any material safety data sheets that were received with incoming shipments of the sealed containers of hazardous chemicals:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL OR CHEMICAL PRODUCT(S) INVOLVED)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

 

87.1

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 2 1 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(4)(ii): In work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers which are not opened under normal conditions of use, the employer did not obtain a material safety data sheet for sealed containers of hazardous chemicals received without a MSDS when an employee requested the MSDS:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL OR CHEMICAL PRODUCT(S) INVOLVED)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

OPTION 3 2 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(4)(ii): In work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers which are not opened under normal conditions of use, the employer did not ensure that the material safety data sheets were readily accessible during each work shift to employees when they were in their work areas:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING CHEMICAL PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH MSDS WERE NOT READILY ACCESSIBLE)(INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND DATE)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(b)(4)(iii): In work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers which are not opened under normal conditions of use, the employer did not ensure that employees were provided with information and training in accordance with 29 CFR 1915.99(h), to the extent necessary to protect them in the event of a spill or leak of a hazardous chemical from a sealed container:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING WHAT WAS LACKING THAT DEMONSTRATED EMPLOYER DID NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT)(INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES EXPOSED AND DATE)
NOTE: Cannot be cited for the location and availability of the written hazard communication program under 29 CFR 1915.99(h)(1)(iii).

 

87.2

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(d)(1): Chemical manufacturers and importers did not evaluate chemicals produced in their workplaces or those imported by them to determine if they were hazardous:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH A HAZARD DETERMINATION HAS NOT BEEN CONDUCTED)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(d)(2): Chemical manufacturers, importers, or employers evaluating chemicals did not identify and consider the available scientific evidence to determine if they were hazardous:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND THE AVAILABLE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE THE MANUFACTURER, IMPORTER OR EMPLOYER FAILED TO IDENTIFY AND CONSIDER)

OPTION 1 3 29 CFR 1915.99(d)(6): Chemical manufacturers, importers, or employers did not describe in writing the procedures used to determine the hazards of the chemical they evaluated:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND WRITTEN HAZARD DETERMINATION PROGRAM DEFICIENCIES)

OPTION 2 4 29 CFR 1915.99(d)(6): Written procedures used to determine the hazards of a chemical were not made available to employees upon request or their designated representatives:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND PERSONS DENIED ACCESS TO WRITTEN HAZARD EVALUATION PROCEDURES)

 

87.3

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(1): The employer did not develop, implement, and/or maintain at the workplace a written hazard communication program which described how the criteria specified in 29 CFR 1915.99(f), (g), and (h) could be met:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY EMPLOYER'S DEFICIENCY IN MEETING WRITTEN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (e.g., "NO PROGRAM WAS DEVELOPED" OR "NO PROGRAM WAS MAINTAINED AT THE WORKPLACE", AS APPLICABLE)(IF PROGRAM EXISTS BUT IS DEFICIENT, DESCRIBE DEFICIENCIES)(IDENTIFY WORKPLACE EXPOSURE BY JOB TITLE/DESCRIPTION AND IDENTITY OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL(S))

2 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(1)(i): The written hazard communication program did not include a list of the hazardous chemicals known to be present using an identity that was referenced on the appropriate material safety data sheet:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATION AND/OR CONDITIONS INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND DEFICIENCIES)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(1)(ii): The written hazard communication program did not include the methods the employer would use to inform employees of the hazards of non-routine tasks, and the hazards associated with chemicals contained in unlabeled pipes in their work areas:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY TASK AND FREQUENCY OF TASK AND HAZARDS ANTICIPATED THAT WERE NOT ADDRESSED IN THE WRITTEN PROGRAM)

 

87.4

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(2): The employer produced, used, or stored hazardous chemicals at the workplace in such a way that employees of other employer(s) could be exposed and did not ensure that the hazard communication program included all of the elements listed in 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(2)(i) through (iii):

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR DEPARTMENTS)(DESCRIBE EXPOSURE OF EMPLOYEES OF OTHER EMPLOYERS)(DESCRIBE CONDITIONS OF USE OF CHEMICALS(S) AND IDENTIFY CHEMICAL HAZARD(S))(DATE AND SHIFT)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(2)(i): The employer's hazard communication program did not include methods the employer would use to provide other employer(s) with a copy of the material safety data sheet, or to make it available at a central location in the workplace, for each hazardous chemical the other employers' employees could be exposed to while working:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR DEPARTMENTS)(NAMES OF OTHER EMPLOYER(S) WITH EMPLOYEES EXPOSED AND STATE "NAME OF EMPLOYER'S WRITTEN PROGRAM DID NOT INCLUDE THE METHODS WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN USED OR EITHER MAKE THEM AVAILABLE AT A CENTRAL LOCATION TO OTHER EMPLOYERS")

3 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(2)(ii): The employer's hazard communication program did not include methods the employer would use to inform the other employer(s) of any precautionary measures that would need to be taken to protect employees during the workplace's normal operating conditions and in foreseeable emergencies:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR DEPARTMENTS)(NAMES OF OTHER EMPLOYERS WITH EMPLOYEES EXPOSED AND STATE "NAME OF EMPLOYER'S WRITTEN HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM DID NOT INCLUDE THE METHODS WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN USED TO INFORM OTHER EMPLOYERS OF ANY PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES NECESSARY TO BE TAKEN TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES")

 

87.5

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(2)(iii): The employer's hazard communication program did not include methods the employer would use to inform the other employer(s) of the workplace labeling system:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR DEPARTMENTS)(THE NAMES OF OTHER EMPLOYER(S) WITH EMPLOYEES EXPOSED AND STATE "NAME OF EMPLOYER'S WRITTEN HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM DID NOT INCLUDE THE METHODS WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN USED TO INFORM OTHER EMPLOYERS OF THE LABELING SYSTEM USED IN THE WORKPLACE")(DATE AND SHIFT)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(e)(4): The employer did not make the written hazard communication program available upon request to the employees or their designated representatives in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.20(e):

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY REQUESTING PERSON AND SPECIFIC DENIAL TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THE WRITTEN PROGRAM WITHIN 15 DAYS)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(1)(i): The chemical manufacturer, importer, or distributor did not ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals leaving the workplace was labeled, tagged or marked with the identity of the hazardous chemicals:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) BEING SHIPPED DOWNSTREAM AND IDENTIFY DEFICIENCY)

4 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(1)(ii): The chemical manufacturer, importer, or distributor did not ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals leaving the workplace was labeled, tagged or marked with the appropriate hazard warnings:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) EXPOSURE INCLUDING SPECIFIC TARGET ORGAN EFFECTS, CARCINOGEN WARNING AND/OR PHYSICAL HAZARDS AS APPLICABLE WHICH ARE NOT LISTED ON THE LABEL)

 

87.6

OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(1)(iii): The chemical manufacturer, importer, or distributor did not ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals leaving the workplace was labeled, tagged or marked with the name and address of the chemical manufacturer, importer, or other responsible party:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND DEFICIENCY)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(2): The label for a solid metal was not transmitted to the customer at the time of initial shipment nor when the information on the label changed:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC METAL SHIPMENT INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH A LABEL WAS NOT TRANSMITTED)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(5)(i): The employer did not ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals in the workplace was labeled, tagged or marked with the identity of the hazardous chemical(s) contained therein:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS, DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND CONDITIONS OF USE INCLUDING THE CONTAINER OF THE CHEMICAL PRODUCT(S) AND IDENTIFY DEFICIENCY)

4 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(5)(ii): The employer did not ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals in the workplace was labeled, tagged or marked with the appropriate hazard warnings:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATION)(DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE AND CONDITIONS OF USE INCLUDING CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND WARNING DISCREPANCIES)(INCLUDING SPECIFIC TARGET ORGAN EFFECTS, CARCINOGEN WARNING AND/OR PHYSICAL HAZARDS AS APPLICABLE)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(6): The employer used written materials, such as signs, placards, process sheets, batch tickets in lieu of affixing labels to individual stationary process containers which failed to identify the containers to which they were applicable and/or failed to convey the information required by 1915.99(f)(5) to be on the labels:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS)(DESCRIBE WHAT THE EMPLOYER WAS USING IN LIEU OF AFFIXED LABELS ON THE CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S), THEIR IDENTITY AND PARTICULAR INFORMATIONAL DEFICIENCIES UNDER 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(5))

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(6): The employer used written materials, such as signs, placards, process sheets, batch tickets in lieu of affixing labels to individual stationary process containers which were not readily accessible to the employees in their work area throughout each work shift:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS)(DESCRIBE WHAT THE EMPLOYER WAS USING IN LIEU OF AFFIXED LABELS ON THE CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND WHY OR HOW THE ALTERNATIVE WRITTEN MATERIAL WAS NOT AVAILABLE TO EMPLOYEES)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(8): The employer removed or defaced labels on incoming containers of hazardous chemicals and did not immediately mark the containers with the required information:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CONTAINER(S) OF CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND LABEL DEFICIENCY)

4 29 CFR 1915.99(f)(9): The employer did not ensure that labels or other forms of warning were legible, in English, and prominently displayed on the containers, or readily available in the work area throughout each work shift:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CONTAINER(S) CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) AND DEFICIENCY)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(1): Chemical manufacturers and importers did not obtain or develop a material safety data sheet for each hazardous chemical they produced or imported:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S)) (INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE) (SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF USE)

OPTION 2 2 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(1): The employer did not have a material safety data sheet for each hazardous chemical which was used:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH THE EMPLOYER HAD NOT OBTAINED AN MSDS) (INCLUDE DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE, SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF USE)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(2): Material safety data sheet(s) were not written in English:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH MSDS WAS NOT IN ENGLISH)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

1 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(2)__*__: Each material safety data sheet (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals did not contain at least the following information __**__:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S), SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AND DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE, AND CONDITION OF USE)
* Insert appropriate subparagraph (g)(2)(i) through (g)(2)(xii) for each OPTION:
** Insert the appropriate statement for each OPTION:
OPTION 1 (i) the identity used on the label:
OPTION 2 (i)(A) its chemical and common name(s) when the hazardous chemical was a single substance:
OPTION 3 (i)(B) the chemical and common names of the ingredients which contributed to the known hazards, and the common name(s) of the mixture itself when the chemical mixture had been tested as a whole to determine its hazards:
OPTION 4 (i)(C)(1) chemical and common name(s) of all ingredients which had been determined to be health hazards, and which comprised 1% or greater of the composition when the chemical mixture had not been tested as a whole:
OPTION 5 (i)(C)(1) a list of the chemical and common name(s) of all ingredients identified as carcinogens which comprised 0.1% or greater of the composition when the chemical mixture had not been tested as a whole:

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 6 (i)(C)(2) the chemical and common names of all ingredients which had been determined to present a health hazard when present in the mixture which had not been tested as a whole, which comprised less than 1% of the mixture (0.1% for carcinogens) where there was evidence that the ingredients were released in concentrations which exceeded an established OSHA permissible exposure limit or ACGIH Threshold Limit Value or presented a health hazard to employees:
OPTION 7 (i)(C)(3) the chemical and common name(s) of all ingredients which had been determined to present a physical hazard when present in the mixture which had not been tested as a whole:
OPTION 8 (ii) physical and chemical characteristics of the hazardous chemical (such as vapor pressure, flash point):
OPTION 9 (iii) the physical hazards of the hazardous chemical, including the potential for fire, explosion, and reactivity:
OPTION 10 (iv) the health hazards of the hazardous chemical, including signs and symptoms of exposure, and any medical conditions which are generally recognized as being aggravated by exposure to the chemical:
OPTION 11 (v) the primary route(s) of entry:

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 12 (vi) the OSHA permissible exposure limit, ACGIH Threshold Limit Value, and any other exposure limit used or recommended by the chemical manufacturer, importer, or employer preparing the material safety data sheet, where available:
OPTION 13 (vii) whether the hazardous chemical was listed in the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Annual Report on Carcinogens (latest edition) or had been found to be a potential carcinogen in the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Monographs (latest editions), or by OSHA:
OPTION 14 (viii) any generally applicable precautions for safe handling and use which were known to the chemical manufacturer, importer, or employer preparing the material safety data sheet, including appropriate hygienic practices, protective measures during repair and maintenance of contaminated equipment, and procedures for cleanup of spills and leaks:
OPTION 15 (ix) any generally applicable control measures which were known to the chemical manufacturer, importer, or employer preparing the material safety data sheet, such as appropriate engineering controls, work practices, or personal protective equipment:
OPTION 16 (x) emergency and first aid procedures:
OPTION 17 (xi) the date of preparation of the material safety data sheet or the last change to it:

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 18 (xii) the name, address and telephone number of the chemical manufacturer, importer, employer or other responsible party preparing or distributing the material safety data sheet, who could provide additional information on the hazardous chemical and appropriate emergency procedures, if necessary:

1 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(3): When no relevant information was found for any given category, the chemical manufacturer, importer, or employer who prepared the material safety data sheet did not mark it to indicate that no applicable information was found:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH THE PRODUCT'S DATA SHEET FAILED TO INDICATE NO APPLICABLE INFORMATION WAS FOUND)

2 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(5): Significant new information regarding the hazards of a chemical or ways to protect against the hazards were not added to the material safety data sheet within three months after the employer became aware of such information, or before the chemical was introduced into the workplace again:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S), DATA SHEET AND MISSING INFORMATION)

3 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(6): Chemical manufacturers or importers did not ensure that distributors and employers were provided an appropriate material safety data sheet with their initial shipment, and with the first shipment after a material safety data sheet was updated:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH NO DATA SHEET WAS PROVIDED TO DOWNSTREAM DISTRIBUTOR OR EMPLOYER AFTER INITIAL SHIPMENT OR MSDS UPDATE)

 

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OSHA Instruction CPL 2.32A CH-2 April 19, 1993 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance

OPTION 1 1 29 CFR 1915.99(g)(7): Distributors did not ensure that material safety data sheets and updated information were provided to other distributors and employers:

(a) (LOCATION)(IDENTIFY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL/PRODUCT(S) FOR WHICH NO DATA SHEET WAS PROVIDE
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