• Part Number:
    1915
  • Part Number Title:
    OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR SHIPYARD EMPLOYMENT
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    Table of Contents
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PART 1915—OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR SHIPYARD EMPLOYMENT


Subpart A—General Provisions

1915.1    Purpose and authority.
1915.2    Scope and application.
1915.3    Responsibility.
1915.4    Definitions.
1915.5    Incorporation by reference.
1915.6    Commerical diving operations.
1915.7    Competent person.
1915.8    OMB control numbers under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
1915.9    Compliance duties owed to each employee.

Subpart B—Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment

1915.11    Scope, application and definitions applicable to this subpart.
1915.12    Precautions and the order of testing before entering confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres.
1915.13    Cleaning and other cold work.
1915.14    Hot work.
1915.15    Maintenance of safe conditions.
1915.16    Warning signs and labels.
Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 1915—Compliance Assistance Guidelines for Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres
Appendix B to Subpart B of Part 1915—Reprint of U.S. Coast Guard Regulations Referenced in Subpart B, for Determination of Coast Guard Authorized Persons

Subpart C—Surface Preparation and Preservation

1915.31    Scope and application of subpart.
1915.32    Toxic cleaning solvents.
1915.33    Chemical paint and preservative removers.
1915.34    Mechanical paint removers.
1915.35    Painting.
1915.36    Flammable liquids.

Subpart D—Welding, Cutting and Heating

1915.51    Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting and heating.
1915.53    Welding, cutting and heating in way of preservative coatings.
1915.54    Welding, cutting and heating of hollow metal containers and structures not covered by 1915.12.
1915.55    Gas welding and cutting.
1915.56    Arc welding and cutting.
1915.57    Uses of fissionable material in ship repairing and shipbuilding.

Subpart E—Scaffolds, Ladders and Other Working Surfaces

1915.71    Scaffolds or staging.
1915.72    Ladders.
1915.73    Guarding of deck openings and edges.
1915.74    Access to vessels.
1915.75    Access to and guarding of dry docks and marine railways.
1915.76    Access to cargo spaces and confined spaces.
1915.77    Working surfaces.

Subpart F—General Working Conditions

1915.80    Scope, application, definitions, and effective dates.
1915.81    Housekeeping.
1915.82    Lighting.
1915.83    Utilities.
1915.84    Working alone.
1915.85    Vessel radar and communication systems.
1915.86    Lifeboats.
1915.87    Medical services and first aid.
1915.88    Sanitation.
1915.89    Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tags-plus).
1915.90    Safety color code for marking physical hazards.
1915.91    Accident prevention signs and tags.
1915.92    Retention of DOT markings, placards, and labels.
1915.93    Motor vehicle safety equipment, operation and maintenance.
1915.94    Servicing multi-piece and single-piece rim wheels.

Subpart G—Gear and Equipment for Rigging and Materials Handling

1915.111    Inspection.
1915.112    Ropes, chains and slings.
1915.113    Shackles and hooks.
1915.114    Chain falls and pull-lifts.
1915.115    Hoisting and hauling equipment.
1915.116    Use of gear.
1915.117    Qualifications of operators.
1915.118    Tables.
1915.120    Powered industrial truck operator training.

Subpart H—Tools and Related Equipment

1915.131    General precautions.
1915.132    Portable electric tools.
1915.133    Hand tools.
1915.134    Abrasive wheels.
1915.135    Powder actuated fastening tools.
1915.136    Internal combustion engines, other than ship's equipment.

Subpart I—Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

1915.151    Scope, application and definitions.
1915.152    General requirements.
1915.153    Eye and face protection.
1915.154    Respiratory protection.
1915.155    Head protection.
1915.156    Foot protection.
1915.157    Hand and body protection.
1915.158    Lifesaving equipment.
1915.159    Personal fall arrest systems (PFAS).
1915.160    Positioning device systems.
Appendix A to Subpart I of Part 1915—Non-Mandatory Guidelines for Hazard Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection, and PPE Training Program
Appendix B to Subpart I of Part 1915—General Testing Conditions and Additional Guidelines for Personal Fall Protection Systems (Non-Mandatory)

Subpart J—Ship's Machinery and Piping Systems

1915.161    Scope and application of subpart.
1915.162    Ship's boilers.
1915.163    Ship's piping systems.
1915.164    Ship's propulsion machinery.
1915.165    Ship's deck machinery.

Subpart K—Portable, Unfired Pressure Vessels, Drums and Containers, Other Than Ship's Equipment

1915.171    Scope and application of subpart.
1915.172    Portable air receivers and other unfired pressure vessels.
1915.173    Drums and containers.

Subpart L—Electrical Machinery

1915.181    Electrical circuits and distribution boards.

Subparts M-O [Reserved]

Subpart P—Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment

1915.501    General provisions.
1915.502    Fire safety plan.
1915.503    Precautions for hot work.
1915.504    Fire watches.
1915.505    Fire response.
1915.506    Hazards of fixed extinguishing systems on board vessels and vessel sections.
1915.507    Land-side fire protection systems.
1915.508    Training.
1915.509    Definitions applicable to this subpart.
Appendix A to Subpart P of Part 1915—Model Fire Safety Plan (Non-Mandatory)

Subparts Q-Y [Reserved]

Subpart Z—Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1000    Air contaminants.
1915.1001    Asbestos.
1915.1002    Coal tar pitch volatiles; interpretation of term.
1915.1003    13 carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, etc.).
1915.1004    alpha-Naphthylamine.
1915.1005    [Reserved]
1915.1006    Methyl chloromethyl ether.
1915.1007    3,3′-Dichlorobenzidiene (and its salts).
1915.1008    bis-Chloromethyl ether.
1915.1009    beta-Naphthylamine.
1915.1010    Benzidine.
1915.1011    4-Aminodiphenyl.
1915.1012    Ethyleneimine.
1915.1013    beta-Propiolactone.
1915.1014    2-Acetylaminofluorene.
1915.1015    4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene.
1915.1016    N-Nitrosodimethylamine.
1915.1017    Vinyl chloride.
1915.1018    Inorganic arsenic.
1915.1020    Access to employee exposure and medical records.
1915.1024    Beryllium.
1915.1025    Lead.
1915.1026    Chromium (VI).
1915.1027    Cadmium.
1915.1028    Benzene.
1915.1030    Bloodborne pathogens.
1915.1044    1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.
1915.1045    Acrylonitrile.
1915.1047    Ethylene oxide.
1915.1048    Formaldehyde.
1915.1050    Methylenedianiline.
1915.1052    Methylene chloride.
1915.1053    Respirable crystalline silica.
1915.1200    Hazard communication.
1915.1450    Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories.


AUTHORITY: 33 U.S.C. 941; 29 U.S.C. 653, 655, 657; Secretary of Labor's Order No. 12-71 (36 FR 8754); 8-76 (41 FR 25059), 9-83 (48 FR 35736), 1-90 (55 FR 9033), 6-96 (62 FR 111), 3-2000 (65 FR 50017), 5-2002 (67 FR 65008), 5-2007 (72 FR 31160), 4-2010 (75 FR 55355), or 1-2012 (77 FR 3912); 29 CFR part 1911; and 5 U.S.C. 553, as applicable.

SOURCE: 47 FR 16986, Apr. 20, 1982, unless otherwise noted.

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