(1) The Chief Financial Officer shall appoint a chief boiler inspector, who must have at least 5 years’ experience in the construction, installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, or repair of high pressure, high temperature water boilers and who must hold a commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or a certificate of competency from the department.
(2) The department, through the chief boiler inspector, shall administer the state boiler inspection program, and shall:
(a) Take all action necessary to enforce the State Boiler Code and the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 554.105
- boiler: includes fired units for heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves. See Florida Statutes 626.9511
- Certificate of competency: means a document issued to a person who has satisfied the minimum competency requirements for boiler inspectors under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 626.9511
- Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 626.9511
- Public assembly locations: includes schools, day care centers, community centers, churches, theaters, hospitals, nursing and convalescent homes, stadiums, amusement parks, and other locations open to the general public. See Florida Statutes 626.9511
(b) Keep a complete record on all boilers at public assembly locations. Such record must include the name of each boiler owner or user and the location, type, maximum allowable working pressure, age, last recorded inspection of each boiler, and any other information necessary to expedite the certification process.
(c) Expend funds necessary to meet the expenses authorized by this chapter, including the necessary travel expenses of the chief boiler inspector and deputy boiler inspectors, and the expenses incident to the maintenance of this office.