Fire Detection and Extinguishing Equipment Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1422)

Regulations are current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VII(s. 19)Precautions To Be Taken Against Fire in Small Motor Ships

  • 1 Care must be taken to prevent leakage of gasoline, or the risk of fire due to unshielded woodwork or other flammable material being in too close proximity to hot pipes.

  • 2 Where a reserve supply of gasoline is carried it shall be carried in a metal container and the spout or opening in the container shall be provided with an effective cap.

  • 3 In all cases when gasoline tanks are being filled, an efficient funnel shall be used to prevent spillage into the hull of the boat.

  • 4 Gasoline tanks shall be installed so that gasoline cannot spill into the bilges while the tanks are being filled.

  • 5 Passenger vessels using gasoline shall not be fueled while passengers are on board.

  • 6 An appliance which burns liquid or gaseous fuel shall be so fitted that there is a free circulation of air all around and below the appliance.

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