33 CFR 150.514 - What are the annual tests and inspections?

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§ 150.514 What are the annual tests and inspections?
At least annually, the operator must:
(a) Strip, clean, thoroughly inspect, and, if needed, repair each lifeboat, rescue boat, and liferaft. At that time, the operator must also empty, clean, and refill each fuel tank with fresh fuel;
(b) Thoroughly inspect and, if needed, repair each davit, winch, fall, and other launching device;
(c) Check all lifesaving equipment and replace any item that is marked with an expiration date that has passed;
(d) Check all lifesaving equipment batteries and replace any battery that is marked with an expiration date that has passed; and
(e) Replace any battery that is not marked with an expiration date if that battery is used in an item of lifesaving equipment, except for a storage battery used in a lifeboat or rescue boat.
(f) The requirements in this section do not relieve the person in charge of the requirement to keep the equipment ready for immediate use.

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

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Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 150 after this date.

  • 2014-05-08; vol. 79 # 89 - Thursday, May 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 26391 - Workplace Safety and Health for Merchant Mariners
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Request for comments on petition for rulemaking.
      Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before August 6, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 142, and 150