Except where otherwise provided, the provisions of this part shall apply to all ship repairing,
shipbuilding and shipbreaking employments and related employments.
This part does not apply to matters under the control of the United States Coast Guard within the scope
of Title 52 of the Revised Statutes and acts supplementary or amendatory thereto (46 U.S.C. secs. 1-1388 passim) including, but not restricted to, the
master, ship's officer, crew members, design, construction and maintenance of the vessel, its gear and equipment; to matters within the regulatory
authority of the United States Coast Guard to safeguard vessels, harbors, ports and waterfront facilities under the provisions of the Espionage Act of
June 17, 1917, as amended (50 U.S.C. 191 et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 401 et seq.); including the provisions of Executive Order 10173, as amended by Executive
Orders 10277 and 10352 (3 CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., pp. 356, 778 and 873); or to matters within the regulatory authority of the United States Coast Guard
with respect to lights, warning devices, safety equipment and other matters relating to the promotion of safety of lives and property under section
4(e) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1333).