NFPA® 306 Standard for the Control of Gas Hazards on Vessels 2014 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Emergency Exception
1.4 Governmental Regulations
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
3.4 Repair Classifications
3.5 Flammable Cryogenic Liquid Carriers
Chapter 4 Vessels Required to Have Marine Chemist's Certificate
4.1 Tank Vessels
4.2 Vessels Other Than Tank Vessels
4.3 Military Unique Vessels (i.e., U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, Army)
4.4 Vessels in Lay-Up
4.5 Vessels Carrying Flammable Compressed Gas
4.6 Obtaining the Marine Chemistís Certificate
Chapter 5 Preparing Vessels by the Vessel Owner, Operator, or Repairer, for Issuance of a Marine Chemistís Certificate Involving Hot Work
5.1 Where a Safe Condition Is to Be Obtained Entirely by Cleaning
5.2 Where a Safe Condition Is to Be Obtained by Both Cleaning and Inerting or Entirely by Inerting
5.3 Where a Safe Condition Is to Be Obtained by Cleaning Certain Compartments and by Securing the Other Compartments
5.4 Where a Safe Condition Is to Be Obtained by Cleaning Some Compartments, by Inerting Some Compartments, and by Securing Some Compartments
5.5 Cargo Heater Coils
5.6 Electric Welding Operations
5.7 Requirements for Use of a Designated Berthing Area for Cleaning, Gas Freeing, or Inerting
5.8 Vessel Fuel Oil Tanks
Chapter 6 Procedures for the Marine Chemist Prior to Issuance of a Certificate
6.1 Calibration and Function Verification
6.2 Determination of Conditions
Chapter 7 Standard Safety Designations and Conditions Required
7.1 General
Chapter 8 The Marine Chemist's Certificate
8.1 Preparation of Certificates
8.2 Issuance of Certificates
8.3 Obtaining the Marine Chemistís Certificate
8.4 Maintaining the Responsibility for Conditions
Chapter 9 Additional Requirements for Flammable Cryogenic Liquid Carriers
9.1 Scope
9.2 Definitions
9.3 Minimum Requirements
9.4 Minimum Conditions
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Examples of Safe Conditions
Annex C Samples of Marine Chemistís Certificates
Annex D Guidance to Vessel Owners and Operators When Hot Work and/or Enclosed/Confined Space Entry Is Conducted on a Vessel at Sea and a Marine Chemist Is Not Required
Annex E Limiting Oxidant Concentrations
Annex F Informational References
Index