An immersion suit is a body covering suit worn specifically for flotation and survival during emergencies on high seas. This suit is also known as a survival or rescue suit, used during commercial operations. an immersion suit is one of the necessities on ships and oil rigs, considering the protection needed from cold water, rough seas and dangerous situations.
1. Regulation 4, 7, 22, 32 & 34, Chapter III of SOLAS 1974, as Amended.
2. Chapter I and II of MSC.48(66) International Life-saving Appliance Code(LSA Code) and MSC.207(81), MSC.218(82).
3. Sections III of Part 1; Sections II of Parts 2 of MSC. 81(70) Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-saving Appliance and MSC.226(82), MSC.323(89).