46 CFR 160.170-19 - Operating instructions and information for the ship's training manual.
(a) In order to comply with SOLAS, each release mechanism must have instructions and information for the ship's training manual that use the symbols from IMO Res. A.760(18) (incorporated by reference, see § 160.170-5 of this subpart) to describe the location and operation of the winch.
(c) The release mechanism manufacturer must make the instructions and information required by paragraph (a) of this section available -
(1) In English to purchasers of release mechanisms approved by the Coast Guard; and
(2) In the form of an instruction placard providing simple procedures and illustrations for operation of the release mechanism. The placard must be not greater than 36 cm (14 in) by 51 cm (20 in), and must be made of durable material and suitable for display inside a lifeboat and rescue boat, and near launching apparatuses on vessels.