46 CFR 160.032-4 - Capacity of davits.
(a) Davits shall be approved for a working load after it has been demonstrated by detailed calculations that this working load can be carried with a minimum factor of safety of six based on the ultimate strength of the materials. It will also be necessary to conduct the tests specified in § 160.032-5.
[CGFR 49-18, 14 FR 5113, Aug. 17, 1949]
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