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The Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations 1960

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

    2. 2.Application of Regulations

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Obligations under Regulations

    5. 5.Publication of Regulations

  3. PART II MEANS OF ACCESS AND STAGING

    1. 6.Safe access in general

    2. 7.General access to vessels in a shipyard

    3. 8.Access to dry dock

    4. 9.Access to vessels at wharf or quay or in dry dock

    5. 10.Access between vessels

    6. 11.Vessels used for access or as a working place

    7. 12.Access to and from bulwarks

    8. 13.Further provisions as to access

    9. 14.Ladders

    10. 15.Lashing of ladders

    11. 16.Material for staging

    12. 17.Staging, dry dock altars and shoring sills

    13. 18.Upright used for hoisting block

    14. 19.Support of stages on planks

    15. 20.Suspended stages

    16. 21.Boatswains' chairs

    17. 22.Rising stages

    18. 23.Width of stages

    19. 24.Stages from which a person is liable to fall more than six feet six inches or into water

  4. PART III FURTHER PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FALLS OF PERSONS, MATERIALS AND ARTICLES

    1. 25.Fencing of dry docks

    2. 26.Protection of openings

    3. 27.Fall of articles from stages

    4. 28.Boxes for rivets, etc

    5. 29.Throwing down materials and articles

    6. 30.Loose articles or materials

  5. PART IV RAISING AND LOWERING, ETC

    1. 31.Application of Part IV

    2. 32.Operation of Part IV

    3. 33.Construction of lifting appliances

    4. 34.Tests, examinations and marking of lifting appliances

    5. 35.Construction of chains, ropes and lifting gear

    6. 36.Testing and annealing of chains, etc

    7. 37.Periodic examination of chains, ropes, etc

    8. 38.Indication of safe working loads

    9. 39.Splices in wire ropes

    10. 40.Load not to exceed safe working load

    11. 41.Secureness of loads

    12. 42.Support of lifting appliances and lifting gear

    13. 43.Wire ropes with broken wires

    14. 44.Knotted chains, etc

    15. 45.Precautions against damage to chains and ropes

    16. 46.Loads on lifting appliances

    17. 47.Heavy loads

  6. PART V PRECAUTIONS AGAINST ASPHYXIATION, INJURIOUS FUMES OR EXPLOSIONS

    1. 48.Ventilation of confined spaces

    2. 49.Precautions against inflammable gas or vapour

    3. 50.Precautions against shortage of oxygen

    4. 51.Precautions against dangerous fumes

    5. 52.Application of Regulations 50 and 51

    6. 53.Removal of dust or fumes

    7. 54.Rivet fires

    8. 55.Placing of gas cylinders and acetylene generators

    9. 56.Further provision as to acetylene generators

    10. 57.Construction of plant for cutting, welding or heating metal

    11. 58.Precautions after use of apparatus for cutting, welding or heating metal

    12. 59.Naked lights on oil-carrying vessels

    13. 60.Entering oil-tanks

    14. 61.Duration of certificates

    15. 62.Posting of certificates

    16. 63.Cleaning of oil-tanks

    17. 64.Invalidation of certificates

    18. 65.Provisions as to work in other compartments or spaces

    19. 66.Exceptions from Regulations 59 and 63

  7. PART VI MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY PROVISIONS

    1. 67.Fencing of Machinery

    2. 68.Air Receivers

    3. 69.Lighting

    4. 70.Work in boilers, etc

    5. 71.Hatch beams

    6. 72.Jumped-up bolts

  8. PART VII PROTECTIVE WEAR

    1. 73.Hand Protection

    2. 74.Protection in connection with cutting or welding

    3. 75.Eye protection for other processes

    4. 76.Protection against dust

  9. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND WELFARE PROVISIONS

    1. 77.Prohibition of employment of young persons in certain processes

    2. 78.Lead paint

    3. 79.Stretchers, ambulances and ambulance rooms, etc

  10. PART IX TRAINING AND SUPERVISION

    1. 80.Young persons

    2. 81.Safety supervision

  11. Signature

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      MANNER IN WHICH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE DEFINITION OF “LEAD PAINT”, MATERIAL IS TO BE TREATED WITH A VIEW TO ASCERTAINING THE PERCENTAGE OF COMPOUND OF LEAD PRESENT

      1. The material is to be treated with suitable solvents to...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      MANNER OF TEST AND EXAMINATION BEFORE TAKING ANY CHAIN, WIRE ROPE, LIFTING APPLIANCE OR LIFTING GEAR INTO USE

      1. Every winch, and every derrick with the whole of the...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      EQUIPMENT OF AMBULANCE ROOMS

      1. 1.A glazed sink with hot and cold water available during...

      2. 2.A table with smooth top.

      3. 3.Means for sterilising instruments.

      4. 4.A supply of suitable dressings, bandages and splints.

      5. 5.A couch.

      6. 6.A stretcher.

      7. 7.Blankets and hot-water bottles.

      8. 8.A foot bath.

  12. Explanatory Note

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