Shipbuilding and Ship Repair

Standards

Shipbuilding and ship repair hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for maritime and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to shipbuilding and ship repair.

OSHA Standards
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart P

1915.501, General provisions.

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1915.502, Fire safety plan.

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1915.503, Precautions for hot work.

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1915.504, Fire watches.

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1915.505, Fire response.

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1915.506, Hazards of fixed extinguishing systems on board vessels and vessel sections.

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1915.507, Land-side fire protection systems.

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1915.508, Training.

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1915.509, Definitions applicable to this subpart.

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1915 Subpart P App A, Model Fire Safety Plan (Non-Mandatory)

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Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart C - General Safety and Health Provisions

1926.30, Shipbuilding and ship repairing. Refer to Part 1915 for applicable standards.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.