Marine Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Fire Safety: A Comprehensive Training and Reference Manual
A comprehensive training and reference manual used as a textbook in maritime institutions. Addresses the prevention, control, and extinguishing of fires aboard commercial vessels and on offshore drilling rigs. Includes chapters on emergency procedures and equipment as well as case studies of past shipboard fires. Generously illustrated with drawings, photos, diagrams, tables, and checklists. Recommended reading for all maritime personnel and kept both in shipboard reference libraries and in the offices of maritime executives.
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Page 15 - Guard and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Department of Labor, and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of the Interior.
Page 197 - Except as noted in § 193.15-20(b) , all controls and valves for the operation of the system shall be outside the space protected and shall not be located In any space that might be cut off or made inaccessible in the event of fire in any of the spaces protected. (b) If...
Page 16 - Section 2, Title II of the act of June 15, 1917, as amended, 50 USC 192, provides as follows: If any owner, agent, master, officer, or person in charge, or any member of the crew of any such...
Page 133 - ... per square metre of the area protected by the largest monitor, such area being entirely forward of the monitor, but not less than 1,250 //minute.
Page 165 - ... may be reached with at least 2 streams of water from separate outlets, at least one of which shall be from a single length of hose. In main machinery spaces, all portions of such spaces shall be capable of being reached by at least 2 streams of water, each of which shall be from a single length of hose from separate outlets; however, this requirement need not apply to shaft alleys containing no assigned space for the stowage of combustibles.
Page 183 - Spaces which are protected by a carbon dioxide extinguishing system and are normally accessible to persons on board while the vessel is being navigated, other than paint and lamp lockers and similar small spaces, shall be fitted with an approved audible alarm in such spaces which will be automatically sounded when the carbon dioxide is admitted to the space. The alarm shall be conspicuously and centrally located and shall be marked as required by...
Page 165 - ... under shut off condition is not capable of developing the pressure described in §108.415 plus 1.75 kilograms per square centimeter (25 pounds per square inch). (b) Each fire pump in a fire main system must have a pressure gauge on its discharge side. (c) Fire pumps may be used for other purposes. One of the required pumps must be kept available for use on the fire system at all times. If a fire pump is used in a system other than the fire main system, except for branch lines connected to the...
Page 165 - Q (Specifications) of this chapter. (d) Fire hydrants shall be of sufficient number and so located that any part of the vessel, other than main machinery spaces, accessible to...
Page 265 - Ship — 7 short blasts and 1 long blast on the whistle and the same signal on the general alarm bells. Man Overboard — Hail, and pass the word "Man Overboard
Page 16 - ... stowing, loading, discharging, or transporting any dangerous cargo covered by § 126.27 under circumstances not covered by the general permit granted in § 126.27 or when such general permit is not in force will subject persons responsible therefor to the penalties of fine and imprisonment provided in section 2, Title II of the act of June 15. 1917. as amended.