Hull Construction Regulations
247 (1) Every ship shall have on board
(a) a fire control plan that is permanently exhibited, for the guidance of the ship’s officers, near the place from which the ship is normally navigated and that
(i) shows clearly for each deck the location of all
(A) ‘A’ Class divisons and ‘B’ Class divisions,
(B) control stations,
(C) fire doors, watertight doors and every other means of entry or exit from each enclosed space, and
(D) fire extinguishing appliances, and
(ii) gives for each deck the particulars of all
(A) alarm, detection and fixed fire extinguishing systems, and
(B) ventilation systems including the position of fans and their controls, the position of ventilation dampers and the identification numbers of the ventilating fans serving each section; or
(b) a fire control booklet that contains the details specified in subparagraphs (a)(i) and (ii), a copy of which shall be
(i) readily available at all times in the navigating bridge or other suitable control station, and
(ii) supplied to each of the ship’s officers.
(2) The fire control plan or fire control booklet of a ship referred to in subsection (1) shall be kept up-to-date with any alterations to the ship that may be made.
(3) The Board shall be provided with a copy of the fire control plan or fire control booklet that is prepared for each ship and, where alterations to a ship are made and the fire control plan or fire control booklet for that ship is revised, the Board shall forthwith be provided with a revised copy of that fire control plan or fire control booklet.
- SOR/83-521, s. 4
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