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Safety Standards for Ship Repairing, Shipbuilding and Shipbreaking (Chapter 296-304, WAC)

New Rule Activity Related Policies

Last Updated: 12/4/12

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WAC Description

296-304-010

Scope and application.

296-304-01001

Definitions.

296-304-01003

Reference specifications, standards, and codes.

296-304-01006

Fire protection in shipyards.

296-304-01007

Fire safety plan.

296-304-01009

Precautions for hot work.

296-304-01011

Fire watches.

296-304-01013

Fire response.

296-304-01015

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

296-304-01017

Land-side fire protection systems.

296-304-01019

Training.

296-304-01021

Competent person.

296-304-01023

Appendix A—Model fire safety plan.

296-304-020

Confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres in shipyard employment.

296-304-02001

Reserved.

296-304-02003

Precautions and the order of testing before entering confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres.

296-304-02005

Cleaning and other cold work.

296-304-02007

Hot work.

296-304-02009

Maintenance of safe conditions.

296-304-02011

Warning signs and labels.

296-304-02013

Appendix B—Compliance assistance guidelines for confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres.

296-304-02015

Appendix C—Confined and enclosed spaces and other dangerous atmospheres in shipyard employment.

296-304-030

Surface preparation and preservation—Scope and application.

296-304-03001

Toxic cleaning solvents.

296-304-03003

Chemical paint and preservative removers.

296-304-03005

Mechanical paint removers.

296-304-03007

Painting.

296-304-03009

Flammable liquids.

296-304-040

Welding, cutting and heating—Scope and application.

296-304-04001

Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting and heating.

296-304-04005

Welding, cutting and heating in way of preservative coatings.

296-304-04007

Welding, cutting and heating of hollow metal containers and structures not covered by WAC 296-304-02003.

296-304-04009

Gas welding and cutting.

296-304-04011

Arc welding and cutting.

296-304-04013

Uses of fissionable material in ship-breaking, shipbuilding and ship repairing.

296-304-050

Scaffolds, ladders and other working surfaces—Scope and application.

296-304-05001

Scaffolds or staging.

296-304-05003

Ladders.

296-304-05005

Guarding of deck openings and edges.

296-304-05007

Access to vessels.

296-304-05009

Access to and guarding of dry docks and marine railways.

296-304-05011

Access to cargo spaces and confined spaces.

296-304-05013

Working surfaces.

296-304-060

General working conditions—Scope and application.

296-304-06001

Housekeeping.

296-304-06002

Sanitation.

296-304-06003

Illumination.

296-304-06005

Utilities.

296-304-06007

Work in confined or isolated spaces.

296-304-06009

Work on or in the vicinity of radar and radio.

296-304-06011

Work in or on lifeboats.

296-304-06013

Hazardous materials.

296-304-06015

First aid.

296-304-06016

Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tags-plus).

296-304-06017

Retention of DOT markings, placards, and labels.

296-304-06018

Motor vehicle safety equipment, operation, and maintenance.

296-304-070

Gear and equipment for rigging and materials handling—Scope and application.

296-304-07001

Inspection.

296-304-07003

Ropes, chains and slings.

296-304-07005

Shackles and hooks.

296-304-07007

Chain falls and pull-lifts.

296-304-07009

Hoisting and hauling equipment.

296-304-07011

Use of gear.

296-304-07013

Qualifications of operators.

296-304-080

Tools and related equipment—Scope and application.

296-304-08001

General precautions.

296-304-08003

Portable electric tools.

296-304-08005

Hand tools.

296-304-08007

Abrasive wheels.

296-304-08009

Powder-actuated fastening tools.

296-304-08011

Internal combustion engines, other than ship's equipment.

296-304-090

Personal protective equipment (PPE)—General requirements.

296-304-09001

Hazard assessment and equipment selection.

296-304-09003

Training.

296-304-09005

Eye and face protection.

296-304-09007

Respiratory protection.

296-304-09009

Hearing protection.

296-304-09011

Head protection.

296-304-09013

Foot protection.

296-304-09015

Hand and body protection.

296-304-09017

Lifesaving equipment.

296-304-09019

Fall protection—General requirement.

296-304-09021

Personal fall arrest systems (PFAS).

296-304-09023

Positioning device systems.

296-304-100

Ship's machinery and piping systems—Scope and application.

296-304-10001

Ship's boilers.

296-304-10003

Ship's piping systems.

296-304-10005

Ship's propulsion machinery.

296-304-10007

Ship's deck machinery.

296-304-110

Portable, unfired pressure vessels, drums and containers, other than ship's equipment—Scope and application.

296-304-11001

Portable air receivers and other unfired pressure vessels.

296-304-11003

Drums and containers.

296-304-120

Electrical machinery—Electrical circuits and distribution boards.

296-304-130

Gear certification—General provisions.

296-304-13001

Purpose and scope.

296-304-13003

Definitions of terms.

296-304-140

Procedure governing accreditation—Scope and application.

296-304-14001

Application for accreditation.

296-304-14003

Action upon application.

296-304-14005

Duration and renewal of accreditation.

296-304-14007

Criteria governing accreditation to certificate vessels' cargo gear.

296-304-14009

Voluntary amendment or termination of accreditation.

296-304-14011

Suspension or revocation of accreditation.

296-304-14013

Reconsideration and review.

296-304-150

Duties of persons accredited to certificate vessels' cargo gear—Scope and application.

296-304-15001

General duties—Exemptions.

296-304-15003

Recordkeeping and related procedures concerning records in custody of accredited persons.

296-304-15005

Recordkeeping and related procedures concerning records in custody of the vessel.

296-304-160

Certification of vessels' cargo gear—Scope and application.

296-304-16001

General.

296-304-16003

Initial tests of cargo gear and tests after alterations, renewals or repairs.

296-304-16005

Periodic tests, examinations and inspections.

296-304-16007

Heat treatment.

296-304-16009

Exemptions from heat treatment.

296-304-16011

Grace periods.

296-304-16013

Gear requiring welding.

296-304-16015

Damaged components.

296-304-16017

Marking and posting of safe working loads.

296-304-16019

Requirements governing braking devices and power sources.

296-304-16021

Means of derrick attachment.

296-304-16023

Limitations on use of wire rope.

296-304-16025

Limitations on use of chains.

296-304-170

Certification of vessels—Tests and proof loads—Heat treatment—Competent persons—Scope and application.

296-304-17001

Visual inspection before tests.

296-304-17003

Unit proof test—Winches, derricks and gear accessory thereto.

296-304-17005

Unit proof tests—Cranes and gear accessory thereto.

296-304-17007

Limitations on safe working loads and proof loads.

296-304-17009

Examinations subsequent to unit tests.

296-304-17011

Proof tests—Loose gear.

296-304-17013

Specially designed blocks and components.

296-304-17015

Proof tests—Wire rope.

296-304-17017

Proof tests after repairs or alterations.

296-304-17019

Order of tests.

296-304-17021

Heat treatment.

296-304-17023

Competent persons.

296-304-180

Accreditation to certificate shore-based equipment—Scope and application.

296-304-18001

Eligibility for accreditation to certificate shore-based material handling devices covered by chapter 296-56 WAC of the safety and health regulations for longshoring.

296-304-18003

Provisions respecting application for accreditation, action upon the application, and related matters.

296-304-190

Duties of persons accredited to certificate shore-based material handling devices—General duties, exemptions.

296-304-200

Certification of shore-based material handling devices—Scope and application.

296-304-20001

General provisions.

296-304-20003

Unit proof test and examination of cranes.

296-304-20005

Annual examination of cranes.

296-304-20007

Unit proof test and examination of derricks.

296-304-20009

Annual examination of derricks.

296-304-20011

Determination of crane or derrick safe working loads and limitations in absence of manufacturer's data.

296-304-20013

Safe working load reduction.

296-304-20015

Safe working load increase.

296-304-20017

Nondestructive examination.

296-304-20019

Wire rope.

296-304-20021

Heat treatment.

296-304-20023

Examination of bulk cargo loading or discharging spouts or suckers.

296-304-20025

Documentation.

 

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