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Document ID (ISN)104499
CIS number 05-590
Year 2004
Convention or series no. TP 14070 E
Title Small commercial vessel safety guide
Original title Guide de sécurité des petits bâtiments commerciaux [in French]
Bibliographic information Marine Safety Directorate, Transport Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N8, Canada, 2004. 107p. Illus.
Internet access [in French] [in English]
Abstract This safety guide is aimed at owners and operators of small commercial vessels (a vessel no larger than 15 tons gross tonnage, that is not a fishing vessel or a pleasure craft). Contents includes: registration and certification procedures; vessel construction standards; safety equipment (life saving equipment, fire safety, distress alert equipment); emergency procedures; avoiding emergencies; vessel stability; navigation equipment; safe working and operational practices; accident reporting; inspection.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; plant safety organization; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) radio communications; emergency organization; escape and rescue; safety by design; safe working methods; safety checks; safety guides; fire protection
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation