|Document ID (ISN)||111053|
|Convention or series no.
||Code of practice for owners of boilers and pressure vessels issued under section 18A of the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance
||Occupational Health Service, Labour Department. 15/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central. Hong Kong, 2010. 25p.
||11/2010-3-BPVB9.pdf [in English]
||Section 18A of the Hong Kong Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance stipulates that for the purpose of ensuring acceptable standards in the design, manufacture, installation, maintenance, examination, testing and operation of boilers and pressure vessels, the Authority may give advice, either generally in the form of the Codes of Practice or particularly in writing, to any person. This document consists of code of practice issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Branch of Hong Kong's Labour Department under the provisions of section 18A of the Ordinance. Contents: list of applicable regulations; the Ordinance; responsibilities; registration; examination. Appendices include examples of the type of equipment that holders of different certificates of competency are allowed to operate, and offences and penalties in cases of contraventions of the provisions under the Ordinance.
||Hong Kong; pressure vessels; responsibilities of employers; safe working methods
||equipment testing; approval; inspection; penalties; comment on directive
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Hong Kong|
||Pressure vessels and systems
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards