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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter KPart 120 → Subpart E


Title 46: Shipping
PART 120—ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION


Subpart E—Miscellaneous Systems and Requirements


Contents
§120.520   Lifeboat winches.
§120.530   Hazardous areas.
§120.540   Elevators.
§120.550   General alarm systems.

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§120.520   Lifeboat winches.

Each electric power operated lifeboat winch must meet §111.95 in subchapter J and §160.015 in subchapter Q of this chapter, or other standard specified by the Commandant.

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§120.530   Hazardous areas.

(a) Electrical equipment in lockers used to store paint, oil, turpentine, or other flammable liquids must be explosion-proof or be part of an intrinsically safe system.

(b) Explosion-proof equipment and intrinsically safe systems must meet the requirements of §111.105 in subchapter J of this chapter.

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§120.540   Elevators.

Each elevator on a vessel must meet the requirements of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A17.1. “Safety Code for Elevators, and Escalators,” or other standard specified by the Commandant.

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§120.550   General alarm systems.

(a) All vessels with overnight accommodations must be equipped with a general alarm system.

(b) A vessel of more than 19.8 meters (65 feet) in length with overnight accommodations for more than 49 passengers must have a general alarm that meets the requirements of §113.25 in subchapter J of this chapter.

(c) The public address system required by §121.610 of this chapter may be used to sound the general alarm signal.

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