46 CFR § 197.334 - Open diving bells.

§ 197.334 Open diving bells.

Each open diving bell must -

(a) Have an upper section that provides an envelope capable of maintaining a bubble of breathing mixture available to a diver standing on the lower section of the platform with his body through the open bottom and his head in the bubble;

(b) Have lifting equipment capable of returning the occupied open bell to the dive location;

(c) Have an umbilical; and

(d) Be -

(1) Made of corrosion-resisting material; or

(2) Protected against and maintained free from injurious corrosion.