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The Oil Heaters (Safety) Regulations 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Revocation

  5. 4.Tests

  6. 5.Warnings and instructions

  7. 6.General provisions

  8. 7.Fuel containers

  9. 8.Fuel system

  10. 9.Stability of heaters

  11. 10.Safety in overturning

  12. 11.Spilling of fuel

  13. 12.Flame regulator

  14. 13.Removable parts

  15. 14.Pressure heaters

  16. 15.Emission of carbon monoxide

  17. 16.Flame stability

  18. 17.Fuel creep

  19. 18.Flame creep

  20. 19.Emission of smoke

  21. 20.Surface temperature

  22. 21.Fuel temperature

  23. 22.Operation under out-of-level conditions

  24. 23.Fire risk to walls and floors

  25. 24.Draught resistance

  26. 25.Flame flash-back

  27. 26.Automatic fuel supply regulators

  28. 27.Prohibition on sale etc

  29. 28.Authorised testers

  30. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Standards for pressure heaters

      1. PART I

        1. Pressure heater fuel container pressures

          1. 1.An internal pressure of 2.1 bar.

          2. 2.Any internal pressure capable of being produced by operating the...

          3. 3.The lesser of the two pressures calculated in accordance with...

      2. PART II

        1. Pressure heater burner pressures

          1. 1.An internal pressure of 4.2 bar.

          2. 2.An internal pressure equal to any capable of being produced...

          3. 3.An internal pressure equal to the lesser of the two...

      3. PART III

        1. Formulae for calculating pressures Pressure 1 in bars = 1330...

        2. In this Part of this Schedule “the mechanical advantage” means...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Maximum surface temperatures

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Test for draught resistance

      1. 1.The oil heater shall be operated in accordance with the...

      2. 2.After the heater has been finally adjusted as specified in...

      3. 3.If, in the case of a heater fitted with a...

      4. 4.After the end of the tests specified in paragraphs 2...

      5. 5.If during either of the tests specified in paragraphs 2...

  31. Explanatory Note

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