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Life Saving Equipment Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1436)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE XII(Section 121)Line-Throwing Appliances

  • 1 A line-throwing appliance shall be capable of throwing a line a distance of at least 230 m in calm weather in such a manner that the lateral deflection does not exceed 10 per cent of the length of flight.

  • 2 A line-throwing appliance shall be marked with

    • (a) brief instructions in English and French; or

    • (b) diagrams illustrating its use.

  • 3 A line-throwing appliance shall consist of

    • (a) a firing device with at least four projectiles and four lines; or

    • (b) four units that have integral projectiles and lines.

  • 4 Each line of every line-throwing appliance shall have a breaking strength of not less than 2 kN.

  • 5 The rocket, in the case of a pistol-fired rocket, or the assembly, in the case of an integral rocket and line-throwing appliance, shall be contained in a weathertight casing.

  • 6 A line-throwing appliance shall be stowed in a container that is weathertight.

  • 7 Every projectile, cartridge or other means of ignition of a line-throwing appliance shall be withdrawn from service at the latest four years after its date of manufacture.

    • 8 (1) Every projectile, cartridge or other means of ignition of a line-throwing appliance shall be marked with

      • (a) the manufacturer’s name, logo or trademark;

      • (b) the lot number;

      • (c) the month and year of manufacture; and

      • (d) the Board approval number.

    • (2) A line-throwing appliance that is an integral unit shall be marked with the month and year of manufacture of the projectile and means of ignition.

  • SOR/79-546, s. 2
  • SOR/96-218, s. 49
  • SOR/2001-179, s. 68
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 366(E)
 
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