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Document ID (ISN)111053
CIS number 10-0699
Year 2010
Convention or series no. 11/2010-3-BPVB9 (Ordinance)
Title Code of practice for owners of boilers and pressure vessels issued under section 18A of the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance
Bibliographic information Occupational Health Service, Labour Department. 15/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central. Hong Kong, 2010. 25p.
Internet access 11/2010-3-BPVB9.pdf [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) Hong Kong; pressure vessels; responsibilities of employers; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) equipment testing; approval; inspection; penalties; comment on directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceHong Kong
Subject(s) Pressure vessels and systems
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation