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1

What are the three (3) ways to calculate passenger capacity?

Ref: 46 CFR 176.113
Length of Rail criterion (1 Pax / 30in of rail), Deck area criterion (1 Pax / 10 sq feet),
Fixed seats criterion (1 Pax / 18 inches of seat)

2

Where bunks are installed on “T-Boats”, what are the minimum length and width, and how high may they be stacked?

Ref: 46 CFR 177.810(a)
74in long by 24 in wide with 24 in of clear space above.

3

Give the criteria for installing fixed seating?

Ref: 46 CFR 177.820
Fixed to bulkhead or deck, built to minimize injury. Arranged aisle of not more that 15ft with not less than 24inches in width or if more than a 15 ft aisle then 30 inches or more in width. If seats are arranged in rows then a minimum of 30 inches of space required between seat front to seat front.

4

During an inspection you note several tinted windows in a vessels pilothouse. What do you do? (GH)

Ref: 46 CFR 177.1030
Have vessel owner or operator demonstrate to you the windows in the pilot house meet 70% light transition according to test 2 of ANSI Z 26.1. If not them issue def to have proper windows installed.

5

Is a chain locker a confined space?

Ref: MSM Vol I, Ch 14
Yes, this space has limited access and usually contains rusting chain links with absorb oxygen.

6

Define a confined space.

Ref: MSM Vol I,
Generally speaking, a confined space is an enclosed or partially enclosed space that:
is not primarily designed or intended for human occupancy, has a restricted entrance or exit by way of location, size or means. Can represent a risk for the for the health and safety of anyone who enters, due to one or more of the following factors:
its design, construction, location or atmosphere
the materials or substances in it
work activities being carried out in it, or the
mechanical, process and safety hazards present

7

What is necessary before entry into a chain locker?

Ref: NFPA 306 and 29 CFR 1915
Marine Chemist Certificate