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Boiler Rules


Rules and Regulations

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Boiler and Elevator Inspection Board of Boiler Rules Include:

Definitions; Adoption by Reference (the required minimum standard for the construction, installation, operation, maintenance, repair, alteration, testing and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels in the State of Tennessee); Administration; General Requirements (Preparation for Inspection. The owner or user shall prepare each boiler or pressure vessel for inspection on the date assigned by the inspector. Whenever necessary, the owner or user shall prepare for and apply a hydrostatic or pressure test on the inspection date. The date of the inspection shall not be less than seven (7) days after the date of notification.); Existing Power Boilers (age limit and exceptions for nonstandard existing power boilers); Existing Heating Boilers; Exsisting Pressure Vessels (maximum allowable working pressure for Standard Pressure Vessels); Historic Boilers (Prior to entering the State with the boiler, the owner or user shall submit the proper Board approved application for operation of a historic power boiler.); Fees (boiler inspection fees for a fired and unfired vessel).