Whenever: (1) the division has inspected any boiler or pressure vessel and has found it safe for operation, (2) any repairs required by the division to be made in any boiler or pressure vessel have been completed to its satisfaction, (3) in the case of any boiler or pressure vessel subsequently installed the administrator has satisfied himself or herself by inspection, or otherwise, that it may be safely operated, or (4) in the case of any boiler or pressure vessel subsequently erected, he or she has satisfied himself or herself that the boiler or pressure vessel complies with the standard established under § 28-25-9, he or she shall, upon payment of the required fee, issue to the owner of the boiler or pressure vessel his or her certificate authorizing the operation of the boiler or pressure vessel and stating the limit of pressure at which the boiler or pressure vessel may be used, and stating the date of issue of the certificate. The date of issue of the certificate shall be the date of approved inspection and the certificate shall be valid for a period of time determined and adopted by the code commission. Each certificate shall be conspicuously posted by the owner of the boiler or pressure vessel. If the boiler or pressure vessel is not located within the building, the certificate shall be posted in a location convenient to the boiler or pressure vessel inspected or in any place where it will be accessible to the interested parties.
(P.L. 1919, ch. 1770, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 94, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 297, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 28-25-9; P.L. 1985, ch. 508, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-11
- Boiler: means a closed vessel in which water or other liquid is heated, steam or vapor generated, steam is superheated, or in which any combination of these functions is accomplished, under pressure or vacuum, for use externally to itself, by the direct application of energy from the combustion of fuels or from electricity or nuclear energy. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
- Owner: means any person owning, operating, or in charge or control of any boiler or pressure vessel as defined in this section including the chief administrative officer in the private or public sector. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
- 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 subdivision (7) of this section. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.