- Part Number:1915
- Part Number Title:Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
- Subpart:1915 Subpart F
- Subpart Title:General Working Conditions
- Standard Number:
- GPO Source:
For landside areas, the employer shall provide illumination that meets the levels set forth in Table F-1 to § 1915.82.
|Area or operation|
|3||General areas on vessels and vessel sections such as accessways, exits, gangways, stairs, and walkways.|
|5||General landside areas such as corridors, exits, stairs, and walkways.|
|5||All assigned work areas on any vessel or vessel section.|
|5||Landside tunnels, shafts, vaults, pumping stations, and underground work areas.|
|10||Landside work areas such as machine shops, electrical equipment rooms, carpenter shops, lofts, tool rooms, warehouses, and outdoor work areas.|
|10||Changing rooms, showers, sewered toilets, and eating, drinking, and break areas.|
|30||First aid stations, infirmaries, and offices.|
NOTE TO TABLE F–1 TO §1915.82: The required illumination levels in this table do not apply to emergency or portable lights.
Explosion-proof, self-contained lights. The employer shall provide and ensure that each employee uses only explosion-proof, self-contained temporary and portable lights, approved for hazardous conditions by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL), in any area that the atmosphere is determined to contain a concentration of flammable vapors that are at or above 10 percent of the lower explosive limit (LEL) as specified in 29 CFR part 1915, subparts B and C.
[76 FR 24701, May 2, 2011]