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Electrical safety requirements for pump rooms on ships

Power supply : The electrical supply to the pump room must be protected by over-current devices, and the wiring must be properly installed and maintained. Lighting : Adequate lighting must be provided in the pump room, with emergency lighting available in the event of power failure. Equipment : Electrical equipment in the pump room must be approved by a recognized testing organization and properly maintained. Earthing and bonding : The pump room must have a proper earthing and bonding system to prevent electrical hazards. Fire protection : Fire protection measures must be in place, including automatic fire detection and fire suppression systems. Ventilation : Adequate ventilation must be provided in the pump room to ensure proper functioning of electrical equipment and prevent hazardous buildup of gases. Accessibility : The electrical equipment and wiring must be easily accessible for maintenance and inspection. Testing : The electrical equipment in the pump room must be regularly test