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The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application and duties

  3. PART II GENERAL

    1. 4.Design and construction

    2. 5.Provision of information and marking

    3. 6.Installation

    4. 7.Safe operating limits

    5. 8.Written scheme of examination

    6. 9.Examination in accordance with the written scheme

    7. 10.Action in case of imminent danger

    8. 11.Operation

    9. 12.Maintenance

    10. 13.Modification and repair

    11. 14.Keeping of records, etc.

    12. 15.Precautions to prevent pressurisation of certain vessels

  4. PART III MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 16.Defence

    2. 17.Power to grant exemptions

    3. 18.Repeals and revocations

    4. 19.Transitional provision

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART I PRESSURE SYSTEMS EXCEPTED FROM ALL REGULATIONS

        1. 1.A pressure system which forms part of the equipment of–...

        2. 2.A pressure system which forms part of, or is intended...

        3. 3.A pressure system which forms part of any braking, control...

        4. 4.That part of a system which is only a pressure...

        5. 5.Any pipeline and its protective devices in which the pressure...

        6. 6.Any pressure system or part thereof which–

        7. 7.Any plant or equipment required by regulation 6(3)(b) of the...

        8. 8.A working chamber, tunnel, manlock or an airlock within which...

        9. 9.A tank to which the Carriage of Dangerous Goods By...

        10. 10.Any pressure system being carried in a vehicle if the...

        11. 11.Any pressure system being carried in a vehicle if the...

        12. 12.Any pressure system being carried in a vehicle if the...

        13. 13.Any pressure system being carried in a vehicle if the...

        14. 14.Any pressure system which is carried, or stored as goods...

        15. 15.Any pressure system comprising a gas propulsion or a gas...

        16. 16.Any water cooling system on an internal combustion engine or...

        17. 17.Any tyre used or intended to be used on a...

        18. 18.Any vapour compression refrigeration system incorporating compressor drive motors, including...

        19. 19.A mobile system of the type known as a slurry...

        20. 20.Prime movers including turbines.

        21. 21.Any pressure system which is an electrical or telecommunications cable....

        22. 22.Any pressure system containing sulphur hexafluoride gas and forming an...

        23. 23.Any pressure system consisting of a water filled fluid coupling...

        24. 24.Any portable fire extinguisher with a working pressure below 25...

        25. 25.Any part of a tool or appliance designed to be...

      2. PART II PRESSURE SYSTEMS EXCEPTED FROM CERTAIN REGULATIONS

        1. 1.Regulations 4 and 5(1) and (4) shall not apply to–...

        2. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), regulations 5(4), 8 to 10...

        3. 3.Regulations 4, 5, 7 to 10, 13 and 14 shall...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MODIFICATION OF DUTIES IN CASES WHERE PRESSURE SYSTEMS ARE SUPPLIED BY WAY OF LEASE, HIRE, OR OTHER ARRANGEMENTS

      1. 1.(a) This paragraph applies where a person supplies an installed...

      2. 2.Where a person supplies a pressure system to another (“the...

      3. 3.Section 6(9) of the 1974 Act and the Health and...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MARKING OF PRESSURE VESSELS

      1. 1.The manufacturer’s name.

      2. 2.A serial number to identify the vessel.

      3. 3.The date of manufacture of the vessel.

      4. 4.The standard to which the vessel was built.

      5. 5.The maximum allowable pressure of the vessel.

      6. 6.The minimum allowable pressure of the vessel where it is...

      7. 7.The design temperature.

  6. Explanatory Note

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