Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-30-4 - Fire extinguishers; requirements

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) United States coast guard approved hand portable fire extinguishers of type B, size I or type B, size II or both shall be carried on board each motorboat as determined by the following classes:
(1) Class A: at least one type B, size I fire extinguisher shall be carried if any one or more of the following conditions exist:
(A) an inboard engine;
(B) closed compartments under thwarts and seats where portable fuel tanks may be stored;
(C) double bottom construction not sealed to the hull or not completely filled with flotation materials;
(D) closed compartments in which combustible or flammable materials are stored; or
(E) permanently installed fuel tanks. Fuel tanks that cannot be moved in case of fire or other emergency or if the weight of the fuel tank precludes movement of the tank by an individual on board shall be considered permanently installed.
(2) The provisions of subsection (1) shall not apply if the motorboat has a United States coast guard approved built-in or affixed fire extinguisher in the motor area.
(3) Class 1: at least one type B, size I fire extinguisher shall be carried, except the provisions of this subsection shall not apply if the motorboat has a United States coast guard approved built-in or affixed fire extinguisher in the motor area.
(4) Class 2: at least two type B, size I fire extinguishers or one type B, size II fire extinguisher shall be carried, except each motorboat that has a United States coast guard approved built-in or affixed fire extinguisher in the motor area shall only be required to carry at least one type B, size I fire extinguisher.
(5) Class 3: at least three type B, size I fire extinguishers or one type B, size I fire extinguisher and one type B, size II fire extinguisher shall be carried, except each motorboat that has a United States coast guard approved built-in or affixed fire extinguisher in the motor area shall only be required to carry at least two type B, size I fire extinguishers or one type B, size II fire extin-guisher.
(b) Each vessel, including each motorboat having an approved built-in or affixed fire extinguisher in the motor area, that has enclosed living spaces or galleys shall carry at least one United States coast guard approved type B, size I or type B, size II fire extinguisher in the living space or galley.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-30-4
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1989 Supp. 32-1119; effective Oct. 22, 1990.

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