- Part Number:1918
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
- Subpart:1918 Subpart E
- Subpart Title:Opening and Closing Hatches
- Standard Number:
- Title:Coaming clearances.
- GPO Source:
Weather decks. If a deck load (such as lumber or other smooth sided deck cargo) more than five feet (1.52 m) high is stowed within three feet (.91 m) of the hatch coaming and employees handling hatch beams and hatch covers are not protected by a coaming at least 24-inch (.61 m) high, a taut handline shall be provided along the side of the deckload. The requirements of § 1918.35 are not intended to apply in this situation.
[62 FR 40101, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40944, June 30, 2000]