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General Working Conditions
This image illustrates the variety of working conditions while performing ship repair.

The General Working Conditions in Shipyard Employment standard (29 CFR Part 1915 Subpart F) was issued May 2, 2011 and became effective August 1, 2011, except for the provisions in §1915.89, The Control of Hazards Energy, which became effective on October 31, 2011. This module has been udpated to reflect those requirements.

Note: Confined space entry is one of the leading hazards associated with barge cleaning. Review the Ship Repair: Confined/Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres chapter for information on how to protect workers from this hazard.