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Ladder Spacing Requirement for Marine Dock?

Ladder Spacing Requirement for Marine Dock?

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Can anyone tell me what is the required maximum spacing between marine dock safety ladders for an industrial waterfront dock located in the Miami area?

The subject dock is a 1300-ft long sheet pile bulkhead located along the waterfront of an oil terminal, where barges frequently load/unload. At present, there are no such ladders and there is a concern regarding the lack of safety of someone that might fall in the water.

Is there a specifice code or regulation regarding this?

Thanks.

RE: Ladder Spacing Requirement for Marine Dock?

I THINK OSHA has a standard for ship building so, you may want to research that standard; also US Coast Guard may be of help.

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