The commissioner, the chief boiler inspector, any boiler inspector, or any special boiler inspector shall have free access, during reasonable hours, to any premises in the state where a boiler or pressure vessel is being constructed, operated, installed, or repaired for the purpose of ascertaining whether the work being performed is in accordance with the provisions of KRS Chapter 236 or any orders or regulations made thereunder.
Effective: July 12, 2012

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 236.260

  • boiler: shall include fired units for heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves:
    (a) "Power boiler" means a boiler in which steam or other vapor is generated at a pressure of more than fifteen (15) pounds per square inch gauge. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Boiler inspector: means a duly authorized employee of the department who is charged with the responsibility of inspecting boilers and pressure vessels and with the enforcement of the state boiler laws. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Chief boiler inspector: means the person employed by the department who shall serve as the boiler section supervisor within the Division of Plumbing. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Pressure vessel: means a vessel in which the pressure is obtained from an external source or by the application of heat other than those vessels defined in subsection (1) of this section. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Special boiler inspector: means any person employed by an insurance company authorized to insure boilers and pressure vessels in the Commonwealth and who holds a commission as provided in KRS 236. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

History: Amended 2012 Ky. Acts ch. 14, sec. 18, effective July 12, 2012. — Amended
2010 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 531, effective July 15, 2010. — Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 207, sec. 20, effective July 15, 1980. — Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 209, sec. 7.