• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Gear Certification
  • Subpart:
    1919 Subpart B
  • Subpart Title:
    Procedure Governing Accreditation
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Application for accreditation.
  • GPO Source:

Application. Any person seeking accreditation shall file an original and duplicate copy of an application for accreditation with the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, United States Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. 20210, on a form provided by the Administration for this purpose. Each application shall be signed and certified by the applicant and, if the applicant is an agency or organization, by a responsible officer of such agency or organization.


Contents of application. The application form shall include the following information:

A statement detailing the applicable types of work performed by the applicant in the past, noting the amount and extent of such work performed within the previous three years, listing representative vessels involved, and including representative job orders, if available, or equivalent evidence;
Descriptive details concerning any testing instruments and heat treatment furnaces which are to be used in conducting required tests or heat treatments. Test reports indicating that instruments meet the accuracy standards set forth in this part shall be included;
A list setting forth the ports in which applicant currently conducts his business as well as those in which he proposes to conduct gear certification activities;
A list of the applicant's responsible qualified personnel, both supervisory and managerial and including any surveyors, with resumes of their individual experience in the testing, examination, inspection and heat treatment of cargo gear. Such list shall include any branch office personnel or surveyors appointed to act in the applicant's behalf in any of the ports of the United States: Provided, however, That where the submission of individual resumes would be unduly burdensome because of the large number of persons engaged in the applicant's behalf, the applicant, after stating this fact, need only submit a list of its personnel together with a detailed statement of the qualifications upon which the appointment of surveyors is based;
A detailed schedule of the fees proposed to be charged for the various gear certification services;
Evidence of financial stability;
Names of at least three business references who will furnish information regarding work performed by applicant;
Any additional information the applicant deems to be pertinent.

(Section 1919.3 contains a collection of information which has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget under OMB Control No. 1218–0003)

[39 FR 22096, June 19, 1974; 61 FR 5509, Feb. 13, 1996]