20.1726 Welding and burning-Inspection required.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 20.1726]

Before any welding, burning, or spark- or flame-producing operations are undertaken aboard any ship, dock, wharf, or waterfront facilities, all spaces subject to the accumulation of dangerous gas or gas-producing materials, in or on which work is to be performed, and such other spaces as may be required by the Port Director, or required under the provisions of the American Bureau of Shipping, National Fire Protection Association Standards, Bureau of Ships Manual, or U.S. Coast Guard regulations, shall be inspected by the Attorney General and Port Director. Such spaces shall include, but shall not be limited to, oil and ballast tanks, cofferdams, voids, boiler machinery spaces, pump rooms, compartments treated with combustible rust preventives, including hollow rudders and skegs, paint lockers and shaft alleys.

History: 1962, PL 7-27.