Alterations and additions to the structure, rigging and equipment of a warship.



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BOILER SAFETY CONTROL

Automatic controls and interlocks (including relays, switches, and other auxiliary equipment used in conjunction to form a safety control system) which are intended to prevent unsafe operation of the controlled equipment.

SURFACE BLOWOFF

Removal of water, foam, etc. from the surface at the water level in a boiler. The equipment for such removal.

SPILL CONTROL GEAR

Special equipment for fighting accidental oil spills at early stages

APPROVED EQUIPMENT

Equipment of a design that has been type-tested and approved by an appropriate authority such as a governmental agency or classification society. Such an authority will have certified the particular equipment as safe for use in a specified hazardous atmosphere.

CANISTER FILTER RESPIRATOR

A respirator consisting of mask and replaceable canister filter through which air mixed with toxic vapor is drawn by the breathing of the wearer and in which the toxic elements are absorbed by activated charcoal or other material. A filter dedicated to the specific toxic gas must be used. Sometimes this equipment may be referred to as cartridge respirator. It should be noted that a canister filter respirator is not suitable for use in an oxygen deficient atmosphere.

GAS CODES

The Gas Codes are the Codes of construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk. These standards are published by IMQ.

INTRINSICALLY SAFE

Equipment, instrumentation or wiring is deemed to be intrinsically safe if it is incapable of releasing sufficient electrical or thermal energy under normal conditions or specified fault conditions to cause ignition of a specific hazardous atmosphere in its most easily ignited concentration.

SURGE PRESSURE

A phenomenon generated in a pipeline system when there is a change in the rate of flow of liquid from the line. Surge pressures can be dangerously high if the change of flow rate is too rapid and the resultant shock waves can damage pumping equipment and cause rupture of pipelines and associated equipment.

HVAC EQUIPMENT

Apparatus or equipment used in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning.

SEAWORTHINESS

The condition of a vessel with regards to materials, construction, equipment, crew and outfit which is considered safe for the trade in which it is employed

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