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Chapter 14: Pressure Systems

The purpose of this program is to ensure worker safety and that pressure systems comply with Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, “Energy”, Chapter 3, “Department of Energy”, Part 851, “Worker Safety and Health Program” (10 CFR 851 Appendix A.4) and all applicable codes and standards. The program covers design, purchase, construction, installation, operation, inspection, maintenance, repair, and decommissioning of pressure system types and system components (such as pressure relief devices, piping, fittings, gauges, valves, and associated pressure-retaining hardware). (Read the chapter for the full list.) It applies to pressure system operators, custodians, owners, mechanics, inspectors, and design engineers, and project managers, line management, the Pressure Systems Working Group, and the program manager.

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Department: Code Compliance and AHJ Services
Program Manager: Scott L. Coleman 

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