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The Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999

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Module G (EC unit verification)

3.  The technical documentation must enable the conformity of the pressure equipment with the requirements of the Directive which apply to it to be assessed and the design, manufacture and operation of the pressure equipment to be understood.

The technical documentation must contain:

  • a general description of the pressure equipment,

  • conceptual design and manufacturing drawings and diagrams of components, sub-assem blies, circuits, etc.,

  • descriptions and explanations necessary for an understanding of the said drawings and diagrams and the operation of the pressure equipment,

  • a list of the standards referred to in Article 5, applied in full or in part, and descriptions of the solutions adopted to meet the essential requirements of the Directive where the standards referred to in Article 5 have not been applied,

  • results of design calculations made, examinations carried out, etc.,

  • test reports,

  • appropriate details relating to the approval of the manufacturing and test procedures and of the qualifications or approvals of the personnel concerned in accordance with sections 3.1.2 and 3.1.3 of Annex I.

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