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Hull Construction Regulations

Version of section 179 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:

  •  (1) Where an accommodation space is located in an enclosed poop or forecastle and the means of access to the space is located only at one end bulkhead, an emergency escape hatch shall be located at the other end of the space to provide a means of escape to an open deck above.

  • (2) Hatches and scuttles provided for emergency escape shall be marked as such and painted orange and shall be capable of being operated from both sides.

  • SOR/83-521, s. 4

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