46 CFR 131.720 - Use.
(a) An approved buoyant work vest is an item of safety apparel and may be carried aboard for wear by a crew member when working near or over the water.
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§ 131.720 Use.
(b) The vest may not count towards the vessel's complement of lifejackets.
(c) The vest may not be worn instead of a lifejacket during a drill.