DOL - 29 CFR PART 1919
|Publication Date:||1 July 2014|
Purpose and scope.
(a) The regulations in this Part implement §§ 1915.115, 1917.50 and 1918.11 of this chapter. They provide procedures and standards governing accreditation of persons by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, for the purpose of certificating vessels' cargo gear and shore-based material handling devices, and the manner in which such certification shall be performed.
(b) Accreditation is not required, and the regulations of this part are not applicable, under the following circumstances:
(1) When cargo gear certification is performed for vessels inspected and certificated under the authority of the U.S. Coast Guard, 1 or for foreign vessels certificated under the requirements of a foreign nation or by persons acceptable for certification purposes by a foreign nation.