• Part Number:
    1915
  • Part Number Title:
    Occup. Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
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  • Title:
    Table of Contents/Authority for 1915
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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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