57. Where a platform is provided at the bottom of an access ladder or gangway, the platform shall be flat and horizontal.
58. Every Jacob’s ladder shall be of sufficient length to reach the intended landing point and the means of attachment thereof to the ship shall be effective and maintained in a safe and good condition.
59. Every portable ladder shall be maintained in a safe and good condition and shall be secured to prevent its shifting and slipping when in use.
60. Every ladder, whether portable or permanently secured, shall be positioned in such a manner that it is not necessary for a person to use the underside of the ladder.
61. No person other than a qualified person shall work on the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
62. The person in charge of a working area in which work is being performed on electrical equipment that is isolated from its power supply shall, where the power supply could be accidentally reconnected to the electrical equipment, ensure that
(a) locking devices are fitted to the circuit breakers or control switches for the isolated electrical equipment;
(b) a person is in attendance at the position where the electrical equipment is isolated;
(c) effective warning notices are placed at the position where the electrical equipment is isolated; or
(d) when fuses are removed to isolate electrical equipment, the fuses are kept in the possession of a qualified person.
63. No person shall work on an electrical circuit that has not been isolated from the power supply unless he is protected by a rubber mat, rubber boots, rubber gloves or insulated tools or any combination thereof.
64. Defective electrical equipment shall be disconnected from its power supply by a means other than the control switch, and notices shall be placed on the equipment and at the control switch to indicate that the equipment is defective.
65. (1) Electrical fuses shall be of the correct ampere rating and fault capacity rating for the circuit in which they are installed.
(2) No person shall replace missing or burnt-out fuses without the permission of a qualified person.
66. Control switches for all electrically operated machinery shall clearly indicate the “ON” and “OFF” switch positions.
67. Where necessary, electrical equipment shall be grounded and all electrical connections shall be properly insulated or covered to protect persons from electrical shock.
68. (1) Grounded electrical equipment and appliances shall be used only when connected into a matching grounded electrical outlet fitting.
(2) A three wire power supply cable on electrical equipment or appliances shall not be altered or changed for the purpose of using the equipment or appliances on a two wire power supply.
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