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§ 1331.4. Design and construction

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: May 27, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14C. Boiler and Unfired Pressure Vessel Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 27, 2014
35 P.S. § 1331.4
§ 1331.4. Design and construction
(a) General rule.--Every boiler or unfired pressure vessel used or destined for use in this Commonwealth shall be designed, constructed and installed in accordance with the codes adopted under this act or any successor code adopted by the department and shall be operated and maintained to safely sustain the pressure at which the boiler or unfired pressure vessel is designed and intended to operate.
(b) Interim requirements.--The department shall use the following codes and editions until such time as new regulations are promulgated and become effective:
(1) ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes 2010 edition and 2011 addenda.
(2) National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)(ANSI/NB-23), 2011 edition.
(3) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code Pamphlet 85 (Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code), 2011 edition.
(4) ASME CSD1 Code Controls and Safety Devices, 2009 edition.
(5) ASME Piping Code ASME B31.1 (Power Piping) and ASME B31.3 (Process Piping), 2010 edition.


1998, June 18, P.L. 655, No. 85, § 4, effective in 30 days. Amended 2013, Nov. 27, P.L. 1149, No. 104, § 1, effective in 180 days [May 27, 2014].
35 P.S. § 1331.4, PA ST 35 P.S. § 1331.4
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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