TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-25
Boiler Inspection and Pressure Vessels

SECTION 28-25-9


§ 28-25-9 Formulation and adoption of codes, rules, and regulations.

The code commission for occupational safety and health shall formulate and/or adopt a code of rules and regulations for the construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, repair, alteration, and operation of boilers and pressure vessels. Codes adopted and enforced shall be the standard code of rules as published and enunciated by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors and any amendments to them, as were in effect as of January 1, 2007. Subsequent amendments to the state code shall be effective only after complying with the provisions of the Rhode Island Administrative Procedures Act. Codes relating to controls, safety devices, and appurtenances shall follow ASME CSD-1 or the NFPA – 85 Series, as applicable. Additional regulations and standards pursuant to the commissioning of authorized inspectors, formulation of fee structure for inspection and certification of boilers and pressure vessels, and/or review of operations shall be adopted in keeping with the appropriate standards.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1919, ch. 1770, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 94, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 297, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 28-25-7; P.L. 1978, ch. 349, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 508, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 149, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 289, § 1.)