- Part Number:1918
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
- Subpart:1918 Subpart C
- Subpart Title:Gangways and Other Means of Access
- Standard Number:
- Title:Fixed and portable ladders.
- GPO Source:
For vessels built after July 16, 2001, when six inches (15.24 cm) or more clearance does not exist behind the rungs of a fixed ladder, the ladder shall be deemed "unsafe" for the purposes of this section. Alternate means of access (for example, a portable ladder) must be used.
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40944, June 30, 2000]