§ 28-25-1 Definitions
§ 28-25-3 Chief inspector
§ 28-25-4 Authorized inspectors
§ 28-25-5 Administration and enforcement
§ 28-25-6 Method of inspection
§ 28-25-7 Access to boilers and pressure vessels — Time of inspection
§ 28-25-8 Orders to cease operation or repair
§ 28-25-9 Formulation and adoption of codes, rules, and regulations
§ 28-25-10 Inspection and certification of boilers — Permit to install — Notice, report, and standards for alterations and repairs — Minimum standard
§ 28-25-11 Issuance of certificate — Period of validity — Display
§ 28-25-12 Inspection fees
§ 28-25-13 Reports by authorized inspectors — Certificate — Defective boilers
§ 28-25-14 Arbitration of disputed decisions
§ 28-25-16 Penalty for violations — Complaints
§ 28-25-17 Judicial enforcement
§ 28-25-18 Exemptions
§ 28-25-19 Inspection of unfired pressure vessels being manufactured
§ 28-25-20 Reports to general assembly and governor
§ 28-25-21 Local ordinances void
§ 28-25-22 Severability
§ 28-25-23 Relief from personal responsibility

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 28-25

  • Authorized inspector: means an inspector of boilers and/or pressure vessels employed by the state of Rhode Island or an insurance company authorized to write boiler or pressure vessel insurance or of an authorized owner/user organization. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
  • 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.
  • Chief inspector: means the existing position of chief boiler and pressure vessel inspector as appointed by the director of labor and training. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
  • Code of rules: means the standard code of rules formulated and adopted by the division of occupational safety under the provision of this chapter. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
  • Department: means the department of labor and training. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
  • Director: means the director of labor and training or his or her designee unless specifically stated otherwise. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
  • Employee: means any person who has entered into the employment of or works under contract of service or apprenticeship with any employer, except that in the case of a city or town other than the city of Providence it shall only mean that class or those classes of employees as may be designated by a city, town, or regional school district in a manner provided in this chapter to receive compensation under chapters 29 – 38 of this title. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
  • Employer: includes any person, partnership, corporation, or voluntary association, and the legal representative of a deceased employer; it includes the state, and the city of Providence. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
  • Imminent danger: means a condition or practice which could reasonably be expected to cause death or serious physical harm immediately or before the danger can be eliminated through normal enforcement procedures. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16.
  • 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.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.
  • 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.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8.
  • Water heater: means a closed vessel in which water is heated by the combustion of fuels, electricity, or any source and withdrawn for use external to the system at pressures not exceeding one hundred sixty (160) psig including the apparatus by which heat is generated and all controls and devices necessary to prevent water temperatures from exceeding two hundred ten degrees (210°) F. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-25-1.