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Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-07-12:

  •  (1) Where the engine room and crew space of a fishing vessel exceeding 15.2 m but not exceeding 24.4 m in length are in adjoining compartments or are connected in any way, the bulkheads or decks between the engine room and the crew spaces shall be either

    • (a) watertight, or

    • (b) closely fitted to prevent fumes from the engine room entering the crew spaces,

    and access openings in such bulkheads or decks shall be fitted with doors or covers of similar construction.

  • (2) Where, on a fishing vessel not exceeding 15.2 m in length,

    • (a) the engine room and the crew spaces are in adjoining compartments or connected in any way, or

    • (b) the crew spaces open to the engine room,

    the inlet and outlet ventilation area required by section 22 shall each be increased by 2 000 mm2 for each member of the crew berthed in such compartment.

  • SOR/95-372, s. 7(E)

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