Maximum Working Load
“Maximum working load” means the total weight of a load likely to be handled under normal operating conditions in a diving operation, weighed out of water and includes the weight of the umbilical (charge de service maximale).
Source: Canada Oil and Gas Diving Regulations, SOR/88-600, February 2013. Regulations
Source: Nova Scotia Offshore Area Petroleum Diving Regulations, SOR/95-189, Canada, current to May 31, 2012. Regulations