Hull Construction Regulations

Version of section 187 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-02-02:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), every control station shall have adequate ventilation so that, in the event of a fire outside the control station, the equipment contained therein may continue to function effectively and may continue to be supervised.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (4), every control station situated below decks and outside machinery spaces shall have a ventilation system that consists of at least two independent means of air supply having their inlets so positioned that the risk of drawing in smoke simultaneously is minimized.

  • (3) The ventilation system referred to in subsection (2) shall be fitted with devices for closing each ventilator from within the control station.

  • (4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply in respect of control stations located on and opening onto an open deck or where local closing arrangements are equally effective.

  • SOR/83-521, s. 4
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