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Document ID (ISN)76810
CIS number 01-652
ISBN(s) 0-11-082790-2
Year 1999
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1999 No.2001
Title Health and Safety - The Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information The Stationery Office, The Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 60p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.30.
Abstract These regulations transpose into national law the provisions of Directive 97/23/EC of the European Parliament and Council of 27 May 1997 on the convergence of Member State legislation concerning pressure equipment (CIS 98-409). It includes regulations on the procedure for obtaining approvals for the commercialization and the commissioning of pressure equipment and describes the compliance tests conducted by inspectors and the labelling of pressure equipment, and includes 8 schedules. The regulations apply to the whole of the United Kingdom (Northern Ireland included).
Descriptors (primary) pressure vessels and systems; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) approval; inspection; compliance tests; safety by design; classification; law; marking
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels