13. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the decks in the crew accommodation shall be covered with a material that
(a) provides a good foothold and is easy to clean; and
(b) complies with the requirements of Schedule III.
(2) The decks of toilet spaces, galleys, laundries and drying spaces shall be covered with terrazzo or other hard material that is impervious to liquids and that complies with the requirements of Schedule III.
(3) The joining of the deck coverings with the side walls of toilet spaces, galleys, laundries and drying spaces shall be rounded in a manner that will avoid crevices.
PAINTING, PANELLING AND OTHER FINISHES
14. (1) The interior sidewalls and ceilings of every part of the crew accommodation shall be covered with paint, panelling or other suitable material.
(2) Interior panelling in the crew accommodation shall be constructed of a material having a surface that is easy to clean and shall not be constructed with tongued and grooved boarding or in a manner, or with a material, likely to harbour vermin.
(3) Furniture and fittings in the crew accommodation shall be finished with paint, varnish, polish or other similar finish.
(4) All exposed surfaces in the crew accommodation, including furniture surfaces, shall have a flame spread rating not in excess of 25.
15. (1) Every ship, other than a day ship, shall be provided with a sufficient number of sleeping rooms, furnished in accordance with section 17, to accommodate at any one time all the persons required to sleep on board the ship.
(2) In every new ship of 22.9 m in length or over, no more than two persons shall be accommodated in each sleeping room.
(3) In every new ship of less than 22.9 m in length no more than four persons shall be accommodated in each sleeping room.
- SOR/78-144, s. 6.
16. (1) A sleeping room on a new ship shall have a floor area of not less than
(a) 3.7 m2, in the case of a sleeping room for one person;
(b) 5.1 m2, in the case of a sleeping room for two persons; and
(c) 7 m2, in the case of a sleeping room for three or four persons.
(2) The floor area specified in subsection (1) shall not include the floor area of the following spaces:
(a) a triangular or recessed space that is too narrow and confined for a person to stand in it; or
(b) in the case of a space where the ship’s side tumbles home, the space outboard a vertical line from the floor meeting the side at a height of 1.8 m.
(3) Where a bed is located against the flare of the ship’s side, the area specified in subsection (1) may be measured in the horizontal plane at the height of the bottom of the mattress of the lowest bunk, or at a height of 0.9 m, whichever is the lower point.
- SOR/78-144, s. 7.
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