- Part Number:1915
- Part Number Title:Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
- Subpart:1915 Subpart I
- Subpart Title:Personal Protective Equipment
- Standard Number:
- Title:Lifesaving equipment.
- GPO Source:
Personal flotation devices.
Prior to each use, personal floatation devices shall be inspected for dry rot, chemical damage, or other defects which may affect their strength and buoyancy. Defective personal floatation devices shall not be used.
Ring life buoys and ladders.
There shall be at least one portable or permanent ladder in the vicinity of each floating vessel on which work is being performed. The ladder shall be of sufficient length to assist employees to reach safety in the event they fall into the water.
[61 FR 26321, May 24, 1996; 67 FR 44543, July 3, 2002]