46 CFR § 197.458 - Gages and timekeeping devices.
§ 197.458 Gages and timekeeping devices.
The diving supervisor shall insure that -
(a) Each depth gage and timekeeping device is tested or calibrated against a master reference gage or time-keeping device every 6 months;
(b) A depth gage is tested when a discrepancy exists in a depth gage reading greater than 2 percent of full scale between any two gages of similar range and calibration;
(c) A timekeeping device is tested when a discrepancy exists in a timekeeping device reading greater than one-quarter of a minute in a 4-hour period between any two timekeeping devices; and
(d) Each depth gage and timekeeping device is inspected before diving operations are begun.