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Hull Construction Regulations

Version of section 158 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:

  •  (1) Every door in an “A” Class division or “B” Class division shall be in accordance with TP 439, Structural Fire Protection Standards: Testing and Approval Procedures, as amended from time to time, and shall have a fire rating that is at least equal to the fire rating of the division in which the door is fitted.

  • (2) Every door in a machinery space that gives direct access into an accommodation space shall be self-closing and of gas-tight construction.

  • (3) No door that is required under this Part to be self-closing shall be fitted with a hold-back hook but such doors may be fitted with a hold-back system of a fail-safe type that is capable of being released at the door and from the wheelhouse.

  • (4) Doors having a ‘B’ Class fire rating fitted in corridor bulkheads may have ventilation openings but stairway enclosure doors shall not have such openings.

  • SOR/78-605, s. 3
  • SOR/83-521, s. 4
  • SOR/95-254, s. 17

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